The Nigerian Air Force in recent times have taken significant steps aimed at deepening research and development in the service. The first major step taken to enrich Nigerian Air Force Research & Capability was the establishment of the Air Force Research & Development Centre in 2015. This was aimed at pulling of the Nigerian Air Force’s post-graduate degree holders in the aerospace vehicle design and related fields, together to form the nucleus of the Nigerian Air Force research activities.
About 19 PhD and over 60 Masters Degree holders were given the mandate. The second step was the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with selected Nigerian universities, polytechnics and other research agencies.
The success achieved by the NAF Research & Development Centre has further led to the establishment in March 2018 of a separate centre, the Nigerian Air Force Central Avionics Overhaul and Calibration Centre in Kaduna, for research into…
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