Nigeria receives Wing Loong II UAVs from China

简氏:尼日利亚从中国接收“翼龙II”无人机

Date:2020-11-11 Source:Jane's By:Globalmil Viewed:

10 NOVEMBER 2020
by Gareth Jennings & Jeremy Binnie
2020年11月10日
加雷斯·詹宁斯和杰里米·宾尼
 
Nigeria has received a pair of Wing Loong II medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from China, a senior Nigerian Air Force (NAF) official announced on 10 November.
尼日利亚空军一名高级官员11月10日宣布,尼日利亚已从中国获得了两架“翼龙II”中高空长航时(MALE)无人机。
 

One of two Wing Loong II unmanned aircraft that Nigeria has acquired from China, a senior Nigerian Air Force official disclosed on 10 November. (Director of Public Relations and Information Headquarters Nigerian Air Force via Twitter)
尼日利亚空军一名高级官员11月10日透露,尼日利亚从中国购买的两架“翼龙II”无人机之一。(尼日利亚空军公共关系和信息总部主任通过Twitter)
 
Images of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC)-built MALE UAVs and a ground control station (GCS) were posted to the official Twitter account of the Director of Public Relations and Information, Headquarters NAF.
中国航空工业集团公司(AVIC)制造的中高空长航时(MALE)无人机和地面控制站(GCS)的图片被发布到NAF总部公共关系与信息总监的官方Twitter账户上。
 
“Nigeria has joined China and the United Arab Emirates as the only countries operating the Wing Loong II unmanned combat aerial vehicle. The two Nigerian Air Force Wing Loong IIs, which can remain airborne for 31 hours in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mode and 26 hours in offensive role[s], will add significant value to counterinsurgency and anti-banditry [operations],” Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said.
尼日利亚空军准将伊比库尼·达拉莫拉(Ibikunle Daramola)说,“尼日利亚已加入中国和阿拉伯联合酋长国行列,成为唯一操作“翼龙II”无人机的国家。这两架尼日利亚空军的“翼龙” II可以在情报,监视和侦察模式下保持空中飞行31小时,在进攻角色下可以飞行26小时,这将为平叛和反匪帮[行动]带来重大价值”。

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