Nigeria—3rd And Last JF-17 Fighter Arrives

Defence Web | 05/03/2021

Nigeria has taken delivery of its third and final JF-17 Thunder fighter jet ordered from Pakistan, reports Defence Web (South Africa). On April 29, photos on social media showed a Pakistani air force Il-76 transport aircraft apparently at Makurdi Air Force Base in the east-central Benue state. The Il-76 is believed to have delivered Nigeria's last JF-17, which is now being reassembled. Unconfirmed sources said that all three JF-17s ordered in 2018 had been delivered. The first jet...

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