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Niger Air Base 201: New US base for combat drone aircraft
Operating from next year
After a long negotiation, the construction of a mega-base for combat drones in Niger is started. Planned to increase surveillance activities on Islamic fighters linked to ISIS and Al Qaeda in Sub-Saharan African Sahel territory, the "Niger Air Base 201" will be set up a few miles from Agadez and it should start operating early next year.Required by Nigerian government, the base will host about half...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency