POTD: Nigerian Forces in Tactical Boat Boarding

Eric B
by Eric B

Welcome once again to our Photo Of The Day! We are in Accra, Ghana, and the Volta region located in the eastern part of Ghana, bordering Togo to the east. The region is named after the Volta River, which runs through it and is one of the largest rivers in West Africa. Above you see a short-barreled IWI Tavor carried by a Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service soldier, as he climbs a ladder while clearing a boat. I’m sure a bullpup is quite appreciated during this kind of exercise.

Flintlock is U.S. Africa Command’s premier and largest annual special operations exercise that strengthens key partner nations throughout Africa, in partnership with other international special operations forces.

Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service clears a hallway during close-quarters room clearing.

Please check back tomorrow for more images and stories.

Source: U.S. Army photo by Spc. Mario Hernandez Lopezm Special Operations Command Africa.

Eric B
Eric B

Ex-Arctic Ranger. Competitive practical shooter and hunter with a European focus. Always ready to increase my collection of modern semi-automatics, optics, thermals and suppressors. TCCC Certified. Occasionaly seen in a 6x6 Bug Out Vehicle, always with a big smile.

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  • Mark Mark on Mar 20, 2023

    Excellent example pictures of the advantage of the bullpups rearward weight balance and short length, which makes it much easier to support the rifle one handed.

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    • TDog TDog on Mar 22, 2023

      @Mark That would be amazing.