USN personnel as part of CTF 150 onboard a vessel in the Gulf of Aden USN Personnel approach local fishermen to understand what is happening in the area USN Personnel interact with local fisherman of Mukalla to understand what is happening in the area
On 4 March 2015, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officials visited Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) staff to discuss common challenges and mutual cooperation.
“CTF-150 and the RCMP share common objectives in maritime crime and security, especially the trafficking of narcotics, profits from which are known to fund terrorist organisations,” said Commodore Brian Santarpia from the Royal Canadian Navy and currently Commander of CTF-150. “Through mutual cooperation, collectively we can become more successful in stopping maritime crime at sea that support terrorist-related activity.”
Warships, helicopters and maritime patrol aircraft from New Zealand, Pakistan, the United Kingdom and the United States have joined forces during Operation ‘Eureka’, a Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) counter-terrorism operation conducted in late February in the Northern Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman.
Commander CTF-150 discusses common maritime security challenges with the South African National Defence Force
Commander Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, Commodore Brian Santarpia Royal Canadian Navy, recently visited the Republic of South Africa to discuss common maritime security challenges and potential cooperation opportunities between Combined Maritime Forces and the South African National Defence Forces (SANDF).
Those members of Combined Task Force 150 and Combined Task Force 151 who could be spared from their operational commitments took a short break to take part in a friendly beach volleyball competition on Monday 9 February.
Two United States Navy patrol boats based in Bahrain have completed their first deployment with Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150), the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-terrorism and maritime security task force.
Representatives from the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) attended the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Regional Counter Narcotics Seminar and Workshop in Islamabad, Pakistan, on 27 and 28 January 2015. The event aimed at enhancing awareness and aligning international efforts to combat the challenges posed by narcotics trafficking in the Middle East.