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CCTF150 meets with high level authorities during a port visit in Djibouti

Between mid-June and early July, French Ship Var, Combined Task Force 150 flag ship, made two port visits in Djibouti. These stops were the opportunity for the ship to conduct common training activities with the Djiboutian Navy as well as … Continue reading

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CTF-150 coordinates units action to provide help to mariners in need

Mid-June 2015 saw Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 coordinate ships involved in maritime security operations to provide help to mariners in need in the Gulf of Aden.

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New Commander for FS Var, Combined Task Force 150 flagship

In June, while sailing in the Gulf of Aden, Capt. René-Jean Crignola, Commander of Combined Task Force 150 (CCTF-150), held a national change of command ceremony aboard the French replenishment oiler FS Var, flag vessel of the Task Force. During … Continue reading

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CTF-150 meets at sea with EU Naval Force Somalia

While navigating off the Somali coast, Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 flagship, French Ship (FS) Var, linked up with two Spanish ships from the European Union Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) Somalia otherwise known as Operation Atalanta, who were operating in the … Continue reading

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Newcastle finds replenishment support from the French

As the sun rose over the Mozambique Channel on May 18, Her Majesty’s Australian Ship (HMAS) Newcastle, steamed towards a rendezvous with French Ship (FS) Var to conduct replenishment at sea (RAS). Both warships are integrated in Combined Task Force … Continue reading

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CTF-150 fosters cooperation with Tanzanian Navy

Combined Task Force 150’s (CTF-150) flagship, French Ship (FS) Var, and Her Majesty’s Ship Richmond recently stopped in Dar Es Saalam for a port visit in May. Captain (Capt) Crignola, Commanding Officer of the Task Force, took this opportunity to … Continue reading

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FS Surcouf joins CTF150 for maritime security operations

French Ship (FS) Frigate Surcouf joined the Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) to take part in maritime security operations throughout the Gulf of Aden, Somalia Basin and Indian Ocean.

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