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CCTF 151. Rear Admiral Ken Cheong receives a welcome token from CO Wang Geon CAPT Yang Seung Ryong - 1
Rear Admiral Cheong receives a welcome token from the CO of Wang Geon, Captain Yang Seung Ryong

Commander Combined Task Force 151 (CCTF 151), Rear Admiral Ken Cheong RSN, carried out Key Leadership Engagement (KLE) with the Republic of Korea recently.

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The Flag Hoist Ceremony for Pakistan National Day

The CMF Pakistan Naval Contingent celebrated its 76th Pakistan National Day with a Flag Hoist Ceremony and parade at the Pakistani Embassy.

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Rear Admiral IIyas, Commodore Warrender, Rear Admiral Cheong

The Republic of Singapore Navy has taken command of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 after conducting a handover ceremony with the Pakistan Navy. CTF 151’s principal mission is to suppress piracy in the maritime environment.

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Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi Commander Central Punjab (COMCEP) and Commandant Pakistan Navy War College at Lahore visited Combined Task Force 151 (CTF151) Headquarters in Bahrain on 2 March 2016.

Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi Commandant PN War College being introuduced to N Heads of CTF 151
Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi Commander Central Punjab (COMCEP), Commandant Pakistan Navy War College being introduced to N-Heads of Combined Task Force 151 (CTF 151)

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Combined Maritime Task Force 151 (CTF151) recently took part in Counter Piracy training operations alongside CTF 465 in the Gulf of Aden.

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CTF 465, Commanding Officers of PNS Saif & ITS Carabinere

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HMAS Darwin’s boarding party teams recently boosted their counter-terrorism skills as the warship begins maritime patrols in the Middle East region where it will be working alongside other members of the 31 nation Combined Maritime Forces (CMF).

During Darwin’s stopover in Bahrain, the Australian sailors conducted a week of “visit, board, search and seizure” (VBSS) tactics training. The fast paced combination of classroom and practical training was provided by the United States Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA) Maritime Engagement Team (MET).

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A Royal Australian Navy sailor, of HMAS Darwin, conducts visit, boarding, search and seizure training in the United States Coast Guard facility in Bahrain.

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Commander Combined Task Force 151 (CCTF151) Commodore Zahid Ilyas SI(M) S.Bt recently visited Djibouti to promote further cooperation between Djibouti and Combined Maritime Forces (CMF).

Commodore Zahid Ilyas met with the Djiboutian Deputy Chief of Navy, Lieutenant Commander Ali Abdoulaye Bouh, in recognition of Djibouti’s valuable support of Coalition Forces. Lieutenant Commander Ali Abdoulaye Bouh thanked CTF151 for its contribution to capacity building within the Joint Area of Operations and acknowledged CTF151’s effort in tackling piracy in the region. The meeting also provided the opportunity to deepen further cooperation between CMF and Djibouti.

Commander Combined Task Force 151, Commodore Zahid Ilyas meets the Djibouti Deputy Navy Chief, Lieutenant Commander Ali Abdoulaye

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Below is a video summary of the work done by CTF151 CTF151 Summary