Tag Archives: France

Combined Maritime Forces enjoys further success

Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) has made four more seizures of heroin as part of its ongoing, successful campaign to combat illicit activities in the Indian Ocean, Red Sea and Arabian Gulf.

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Entente Cordiale: British and French navies working together

THE British and French navies have recently displayed their close working relationship by sharing command of each other’s assets on two different oceans.

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French Ship Provence Seizes Large Weapons Cache

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After a four month deployment at sea, France hands over the helm of CTF 150 to Pakistan

On July 30, France transferred command of Combined Task Force (CTF 150) to Pakistan, after a four month deployment at sea onboard French Ship Var, the CTF 150 flag ship. This completed France’s 9th command of the Combined Maritime Forces’ … Continue reading

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Canada hands over Command of CTF 150 to France

The French Navy has taken command of Combined Maritime Forces counter-terrorism operations in the Middle East and Indian Ocean regions after conducting a handover ceremony with Canadian Navy personnel.

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French frigate Guépratte conducts medical evacuation of seafarer in the Gulf of Aden

On 5 February, while conducting maritime security and counter-terrorism operations under Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy task force CTF-150 in the Gulf of Aden, the French frigate Guépratte quickly responded to an incident, transporting a critically injured seafarer to Djibouti.

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French frigate Guépratte lends a helping hand again

For the second time since beginning operations with Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), the French Ship Guépratte provided assistance to a fishing dhow in distress.

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