Counter-piracy task forces strengthen ties


RAdm Nam with Cdre Luyckx

Commander Combined Task Force (CCTF) 151, Rear Admiral (RAdm) Nam Dong Woo recently visited Commodore René Luyckx, CCTF 465, of the European Union Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) to strengthen ties.

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BON CHANCE!! FS La Fayette celebrates its latest Change of Command


(L) Cdr Delatte shakes hands with Capt Ouk (R)

On board French Ship La Fayette the new captain Commander Stanislas Delatte and the former captain Captain Mackara Ouk shake hands as command of the French multi-mission stealth frigate is passed over.  FS La Fayette regularly operates as part of Combined Maritime Forces, helping to provide security and stability in the maritime environment

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FS La Fayette

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CTF 150 is a Maritime Counter-Terrorism Task Force in the Middle East Region

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CTF 150 Facts and Figures

The Pakistan Navy has now taken over CTF 150 and after a busy four months the Royal Navy contingent has headed home….

Here’s what they achieved……

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The UK Royal Navy handover to the Pakistan Navy at CTF 150 Change of Command Ceremony

Marines Band Corps of Drums

Cdre Guy Robinson (outgoing CCTTF 150), Vice Admiral Donegan (CCMF), Cdre Nasir (incoming CCTF 150)

The Pakistan Navy has taken command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) after conducting a handover ceremony with the Royal Navy. CTF 150’s principal mission is to disrupt terrorist organisations and their unlawful activities by restricting freedom of manoeuvre in the maritime domain.
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Stalwart of CTF 150 staff recognised for his international service


Lt Cdr Valerio receiving his award from Cdre Robinson

Lieutenant Commander (Lt Cdr) Stephen Valerio of the United States Navy (USN) has been recognised for his exceptional work in the international maritime environment.

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Daily Life for CTF 152 (Part Two)


A Royal Navy RIB approaches a dhow with helicopter support


The Boarding Party goes to work


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