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COMMANDER CTF 151 BOOSTS MARITIME COOPERATION

Commander Combined Task Force 151 (CCTF 151) Commodore Zahid Ilyas SI(M) S.Bt recently visited Sri Lanka to boost cooperation, coordination and information exchanges with the Sri Lankan Navy, in order to lay the foundations for Sri Lanka becoming a member … Continue reading

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Royal Navy Warship rescues sailors from sinking vessel.

HMS St Albans was recently called upon to assist a stricken Dhow whilst conducting maritime security operations in the Gulf of Oman. HMS St Albans has been working in the Gulf with the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), and was on … Continue reading

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ROYAL NAVY SUPPORTS THE MULTI-NATIONAL NAVAL COMMUNITY IN THE MIDDLE EAST

The Royal Navy provides a permanent and significant contribution to the Combined Maritime Force (CMF), a multi-national naval partnership consisting of 31 nations and 215 personnel. CMF, which was initially formed as part of the Global Counter Terrorism Force, is … Continue reading

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CTF151 TO THE RESCUE

Combined Task Force 151 (CTF151) recently came to the rescue of a stricken yacht during a storm in the southern Red Sea. The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) informed CTF151 that a British flagged sailing yacht was in distress … Continue reading

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COMMANDER’S CONFERENCE

The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Commander’s Conference took place in Bahrain on 2 Feb 16. The bi-annual conference brings together senior military representatives from CMF members, to update them on CMF’s achievements, assess operational effectiveness and discuss, in an open … Continue reading

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Pakistan assumes command of CTF 151 from Turkey

On 21 December 2015 command of Combined Task Force 151 (CTF 151) passed from the Turkish Navy under the command of Rear Admiral Ayhan Bay to Commodore Zahid Ilyas SI(M) S Bt of the Pakistan Navy.

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Turkish led operation working alongside the EU and NATO

Turkish led Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 has been working in association with NATO Task Force CTF 465 and the European Union Naval Force’s Task Force CTF 508 in the Gulf of Aden, Somali Basin and Arabian Sea conducting Approach … Continue reading

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