- Three in three for Combined Task Force 150!
- The CMF Commanders Conference (Bahrain) 15 – 16 March 2017
- Pirated MV Aris 13 released and underway
- Combined Task Force 150 achieves its second seizure of drugs in under two weeks!
- CTF 151 Change of Command Ceremony
- Combined Task Force 150 seizes hashish upon the high seas
- French Ship Forbin rescues crew from sinking dhow in Gulf of Oman
- Exercise Falcon Response CTF 152
- CMF vists FS Forbin in Bahrain
- One Commanding Officer from CMF leaves his warship on a ship of the desert!
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Author Archives: Combined Maritime Forces
Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 has made a third seizure of drugs in three weeks in the Arabian Sea. On 17 March, the United States Ship (USS) Laboon seized 500 kg of hashish concealed on a dhow that had been … Continue reading
The bi-annual conference took place recently in Bahrain with senior representatives from all 31 CMF nations, as well as the 3 Combined Task Forces (CTFs): CTF-150 (Counter-Terrorism), CTF-151 (Counter-Piracy), and CTF-152 (Maritime Security Operations in the Gulf). The conference also … Continue reading
After what has been a tense few days monitoring the situation off Puntland, the MV Aris 13 has been released by the armed pirates who boarded it and forced it to an anchorage off the coast. The MV Aris 13 … Continue reading
Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 has made a second seizure of drugs in under two weeks in the Arabian Sea. On 13 March, the United States Ship (USS) LABOON seized 270 kg of heroin concealed on a dhow that had … Continue reading
CTF 151 Change of Command Ceremony Japan has taken command of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 after conducting a change of command ceremony with the Pakistan (PKN) Navy today. This was presided over by Vice … Continue reading
20170303-cmf_pr_hmas_arunta_hash-u Australian ship seizes drugs worth $36 million! On 2 March, Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Arunta has seized 800 kg of hashish hidden in a consignment of coffee. Under the authority of Canadian-led and Australian supported Combined … Continue reading
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