A Japanese warship assigned in direct support to the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy task force, CTF-151, has saved the lives of six fishermen in the Gulf of Aden.
A Turkish Ship, working in direct support of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy task force CTF-151, has undertaken the first focused operation Whātoro (New Zealand Māori for Outreach) with Yemeni forces in the Bab-al-Mandeb straight.
The Commander of Combined Task Force 151 (CTF-151) visited Japanese and Turkish ships providing direct support to CTF-151 in Oman recently.
CTF 151’s flagship, ROKS WANG GEON, made a port visit to Djibouti from July 23-25, 2012. RDML Anho Chung, Commander of CTF 151 (CCTF-151), took advantage of the port visit to meet with both his international military counterparts and key regional leaders to discuss the piracy threat and to thank his partners for their continued support of CMF and the counter-piracy mission.
Vice Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano, Commander-in-Chief Self-Defence Fleet, Japan Self Defence Force, visited Vice Admiral Miller, Commander Combined Maritime Forces, and Commodore Simon Ancona, Deputy Commander Combined Maritime Forces, Bahrain, June 18.
BAHRAIN – A high level delegation of Japanese officials visited the headquarters of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), May 6.