CTF150 French and British ships meet at sea

Combined Task Force 150’s (CTF-150) flagship, French Ship (FS) Var, had on-going interactions in the Indian Ocean, with Her Majesty’s Ship (HMS) Richmond, who has been operating in direct support to CTF-150. This meeting at sea was the occasion for Commander CTF150 Captain (Capt) Crignola to meet HMS Richmond’s Commanding officer, Commander (Cdr). Anderson onboard the British ship.

FS Var crew member coordinating Replenishment at sea with HMS Richmond

FS Var crew member coordinating Replenishment at sea with HMS Richmond

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Egyptian Naval Officers visit Combined Maritime Forces

The Egyptian Navy recently visited Bahrain with a four ship training task group to participate in an exercise with the Royal Bahrain Navy. Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) was pleased to host a visit by an Egyptian delegation during the port visit, at the CMF Headquarters on Naval Support Activity Bahrain.

Rear Admiral Ahmed Mafereh (Second from Left) and Rear Admiral Gamal Ibrahim (Fourth from left) accompanied by the Commanding Officers of the visiting ships were hosted by Vice Admiral Miller at his headquarters.

Rear Admiral Ahmed Mafereh (Second from Left) and Rear Admiral Gamal Ibrahim (Fourth from left) accompanied by the Commanding Officers of the visiting ships were hosted by Vice Admiral Miller at his headquarters.

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Combined Task Force 150 ships proves effectiveness in Seychelles

Between the 27th of April and the 4th of May 2015, Combined Task Force 150 (CTF150) ships French Ship Var, Her Majesty’s Australian Ship (HMAS) Newcastle and Seychelles Patrol Ship (PS) Constant took part in Task Force counter-terrorism exercises in the Indian Ocean.

FS Var and HMAS Newcastle

FS Var and HMAS Newcastle

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Commander Combined Task Force 150 fosters Maritime Security collaboration with Seychelles

At the end of April 2015, Combined Task Force 150 (CTF150) flagship FS Var visited Victoria, the Capital of the Seychelles situated in the Indian Ocean to meet the Seychelles high representatives and Coast Guard.

Crew members from FS Var diving with Seychelles Coast Guard during a common training in Victoria.

Crew members from FS Var diving with Seychelles Coast Guard during a common training in Victoria.

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Commander Combined Task Force 151 strengthens ties with Bahrain Defence Force

Commander Combined Task Force 151 (CCTF151) Commodore Asif Hameed Siddique discussed mutual operability with the Bahrain Defence Forces on 26th April 2015. During his visit, CCTF-151 met Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Commander of the Royal Bahrain Naval Force Brigadier General Khalifa Bin Abdullah Khalifa and Coast Guard Commander Brigadier Ala’a Abdullah Siyadi.

 

Commander CTF 151 Commodore Asif Hameed met with Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Commander in Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force

Commander CTF 151 Commodore Asif Hameed met with Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Commander in Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force

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Commander Combined Task Force 151 strengthens ties with Royal Saudi Naval Force

Commander Combined Task Force 151 (CCTF150) Commodore Asif Hameed Siddique recently visited the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for a Key Leadership Engagement (KLE) to continue the interoperability of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Nations to Maritime security operations throughout the Region. During his visit CCTF-151 met Key Leadership of the Royal Saudi Naval Force (RNSF), Coast Guard and Special Naval Forces.

CCTF151 Cdre Asif Hameed Siddique exchanging official gifts to  RSNF Commander V/Adm Abdullah Al-Sultan.

CCTF151 Cdre Asif Hameed Siddique exchanging official gifts to RSNF Commander V/Adm Abdullah Al-Sultan.

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CCTF-151 VISIT TO UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Commander Combined Task Force 151 (CCTF151) Commodore (Cdre) Asif Hameed Siddique visited United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 07th to 12th April for a Key Leadership Engagement (KLE).

CCTF-151 visited Colonel Staff Abdullah Sultan AL Khozaimi Deputy Director of Naval Operations and Training based at the UAE Armed Force Head Quarters in Dubai

CCTF-151 visited Colonel Staff Abdullah Sultan AL Khozaimi Deputy Director of Naval Operations and Training based at the UAE Armed Force Head Quarters in Dubai

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