The Nigerian Army Corps of Artillery, on Sunday began exercise ‘Vulcan Glow’ to support and strengthen the fight against insurgency and other security threats in the country.
The Commander of Nigerian Army Corps of Artillery, Maj.-Gen Abubakar Tarfa said in Kachia, Kaduna State that the exercise involving all artillery formations and units, would harmonize information, planning, employment and deployment of artillery in all phases of war, including counter insurgency operations.
“This is part of our training on conventional warfare and counter insurgency operation, to ensure soldiers and officers are trained to support all the fights against terrorism in the northeast and other parts of the country.
” At the end of this exercise, we expect better performance by the personnel when they are deployed for operations within and outside the country.”
Tarfa disclosed that the exercise was also a competition among the formations and units, at the end of which the exceptional brigade will go home with trophy.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that five brigades are participating in the 6-day exercise which include, 31 Artillery Brigade Minna, 32, Artillery Brigade Akure, 33 Artillery Brigade Bauchi, 34 Artillery Brigade Owerri and 35 Artillery Brigade in Ogun State.(NAN)