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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 Frigate Aconit joins CMF

French Navy Frigate ACONIT will be working for Combined Task Force 152 (CTF 152) whilst carrying out Maritime Security Operations in the Arabian Gulf. CTF 152 is one of three Task Forces that make up Combined Maritime Forces and is … Continue reading

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French Ship Provence Seizes Large Weapons Cache

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French and Australian units from CTF-150 meet at sea in the Arabian Sea

In mid-July, while patrolling off the coast of Oman, Her Majesty Australian Ship (HMAS) Newcastle and French Ship (FS) Var met at sea to lead several interactions. Both units were operating in the frame of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) … Continue reading

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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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Naval Forces involved in Maritime Security Operations meet at sea to deepen cooperation

On Thursday 29 June, flag ships from Combined Task Force (CTF)150 and Operation Atalanta, both involved in Maritime Security Operations inside the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea, and the Gulf of Aden, met at sea for on-going interactions.

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Commander CTF-150 meets Saudi Naval authorities in Jeddah

In June 2015, French Ship (FS) Var, which is hosting CTF-150 commander Captain Crignola and his staff, stopped in Jeddah for a three days port visit. This was the opportunity for Captain Crignola to meet with several representatives from the … Continue reading

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