Nigerian Military Will Use Space Technology For Security

By Staff Published: November 5, 2017, 8:16 am
spaceThe Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Abayomi Olonisakin (Photo: Today NG)

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, said that the Nigerian Military would utilize space technology in security the country’s territorial interest.

Olonisakin said the integration of space capabilities into the various military functions would give the Armed Forces of Nigeria and other security agencies an array of technological capabilities with multitude of effects to gain battle ground superiority against adversaries.

From Vanguard. Story by Joseph Erunke.

Speaking at the commissioning of the Defence Space Administration Office Complex and the Foundation Laying of Defence Cyber Operations Centre, at Obasanjo Space Centre, Abuja, yesterday, Olonisakin insisted that time had come for Nigeria to explore the space technology in the defence of its territorial interests in view of the changes in international and regional security. “Given the changes in the international and regional security and geo politics of outer space, over the past two decades, there’s no disputing the need for Nigeria to utilize space capacities for securing her terrorial interest, “ he said.

Speaking at the commissioning of the Defence Space Administration Office Complex and the Foundation Laying of Defense Cyber Operations Centre, at Obasanjo Space Centre, Abuja, yesterday, Olonisakin insisted that time had come for Nigeria to explore the space technology in the defence of its territorial interests in view of the changes in international and regional security.

Read more at Vanguard.

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