Nigerian Air Force Ranks And Their Salaries

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is the air branch Nigerian Army and the largest in Africa, with over 10,000 personnel and aircraft. Nigerian Air Force Ranks

Some of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) aircraft. are  12 Chinese Chengdu F-7s, and 11 Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jets, 12 Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano, armed helicopters, and the military transport aircraft.

Nigerian Air Force Ranks And Their Salaries

Nigerian Air Force

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Founded18 April 1964 (55 years)
Country Nigeria
TypeAir force
Size10,000 active personnel
Part ofNigerian Armed Forces
HeadquartersAbuja, F.C.T.
Motto(s)“Willing … Able … Ready”
AnniversariesArmed Forces Day (January 15)
EngagementsNigerian Civil War
First Liberian Civil War
Sierra Leone Civil War
Conflict in the Niger Delta
Boko Haram insurgency
Northern Mali War
Invasion of the Gambia
Websitehttps://www.airforce.mil.ng/
Commanders
Commander-in-ChiefPresident Muhammadu Buhari
Chief of the Air StaffAir Marshal Sadique Abubakar
Insignia
RoundelRoundel of Nigeria.svg Roundel of Nigeria - Type 2.svg
EnsignAir Force Ensign of Nigeria.svg
Aircraft flown
AttackAlpha Jet, Aero L-39, Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano
FighterChengdu F-7
PatrolATR 42 MP
TrainerAlpha Jet, MB 339A, L-39ZA Albatros
TransportAeritalia G.222, SA 330H Puma and C-130

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Nigerian Air Force Ranks for Commissioned officers

11 ranks in the Nigerian Air force for non-commissioned officers.

  1. Marshal of the Nigerian Air Force
  2. Air Chief Marshal
  3. Air Marshal
  4. Air Vice-Marshal
  5. Air Commodore
  6. Group Captain
  7. Wing Commander
  8. Squadron Leader
  9. Flight Lieutenant
  10. Flying Officer
  11. Pilot Officer

Nigerian Air Force Ranks for non-commissioned officers

9 ranks in the Nigerian Air force for non-commissioned officers.

  1. Air Warrant Officer
  2. Master Warrant Officer
  3. Warrant Officer
  4. Flight Sergeant
  5. Sergeant
  6. Corporal
  7. Lance-Corporal
  8. Aircraftman
  9. Recruit

Nigerian Air Force Ranks and Salary Structure

 

Non-commissioned officers’ salaries

  • Air Warrant Officer: N171,793 per month
  • Master Warrant Officer: N165,697 per month
  • Warrant Officer: N101,974 per month
  • Flight Sergeant: N87,119 per month
  • Sergeant: N69,261 per month
  • Corporal: N58,634 per month
  • Lance Corporal: N55,832 per month
  • Aircraftman: N53,892 per month
  • Cadet (Trainee): N44,564 per month

Commissioned officers’ salaries

  • Air Chief Marshal: N1,724,283
  • Air Marshal: 1,486,451
  • Air Vice Marshal: N1,376,343
  • Air Commodore: N677,895
  • Group Captain: N352,631
  • Wing Commander: N342,586
  • Squadron Leader: N248,004
  • Flight Lieutenant: N232,484
  • Flying Officer: N218,400
  • Pilot Officer: N187,159