Tag Archives: Yemen

Eight Yemeni navy personnel, in two small boats, sailed from Socotra Island, in theArabian Gulf, to Abd Kori Island, 85 nm west of Socotra, before running into difficulties, Mar16.

USS Halsey, locates and assists Yemeni mariners adrift in the Arabian Gulf for 65 hours.

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Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 conducted a Maritime Security Operations (MSO) evolution in the Gulf of Aden and Bab Al Mandab sea areas from the 25th – 30th June. This operation was a key achievement for the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) regional engagement in the CTF 150 area of operation and building of maritime Pattern of Life (POL). Coalition warships from the United Kingdom and United States along with German Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) participated in the operation. Besides regional engagement, particular attention was paid to the collection of maritime pattern of life data, building cooperation with Yemeni fisherman and utilizing the knowledge of Yemen Naval personnel about local issues and maritime environment. The operation also included interaction with the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) warships Al Riyadh and Makkah. MSO are conducted to support the basic themes of anti-terrorism, violent extremism, narcotic smuggling, human smuggling and or…

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