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About Combined Maritime Forces

CMF is a unique multi-national collective of 31 like-minded nations, dedicated to promoting security and free flow of commerce across 3.2 million square miles of international waters in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Somali Basin, the Indian Ocean and the Gulf. CMF’s main focus areas are disrupting terrorism, preventing piracy, reducing illegal activities, and promoting a safe maritime environment for all.

French Ship Forbin rescues crew from sinking dhow in Gulf of Oman

The French Marine Nationale anti-air frigate FS Forbin, assigned to Commander Task Force (CTF) 50-led by the Royal Navy, assisted in the rescue of mariners from a sinking dhow on Feb 13. FS Forbin was in the Gulf of Oman … Continue reading

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Exercise Falcon Response CTF 152 قوة الواجب المختلطة 152 بقيادة القوة البحرية الملكية الاردنية تستضيف وسائل الاعلام في المنطقةفي اليوم الاول لتنفيذ التمرين البحرين استجابة الصقر- سلامة الارواح في البحر

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CMF vists FS Forbin in Bahrain

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One Commanding Officer from CMF leaves his warship on a ship of the desert!

After nearly three years in command of the Royal Navy’s most capable warship, the Type 45 Destroyer HMS Daring, Commander Phil Dennis has just handed over to Commander Marcus Hember. HMS Daring joined Combined Maritime Forces CTF 150 in October and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Wishes from the Combined Maritime Forces

With its members ranging from New Zealand to the USA and time zones differing by 18 hours – it’s time for the Combined Maritime Forces to wish its 31 member nations, allies, supporting friends, families and serving personnel, past and … Continue reading

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Raring to go! Commander CTF 150 meets Commander Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa

Better late than never:  With a tonne of other CTF 150-related news to post up lately, this one is a little late, but it’s a goodie – from Camp Lemonnier, news (with picture) that Commodore Haydn Edmundson Royal Canadian Navy, … Continue reading

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CTF 152 and CTF 150 Talk Turkey

Today’s photo of the day is of Commander, CTF 152 Colonel Adbelkader Almarahleh Royal Jordanian Navy hosting his Combined Maritime Forces CTF 150 counterpart Commodore Haydn Edmundson Royal Canadian Navy, at the CTF 152 headquarters in Bahrain. Discussion topics included … Continue reading

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