Major General Tim Gall, the Commander Joint Forces New Zealand, today visited the Operational Headquarters of EU Naval Force at Northwood Base, North London. He was met by the Deputy Operational Commander of Operation Atalanta, Rear Admiral Bartolomé Bauzá.
During his visit, Major General Gall was given a brief on EU Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta which is the European Union’s counter piracy mission off the coast of Somalia and in the Horn of Africa region. He was also given a tour of the Headquarters.
Following the briefing the Major General and his delegation met members of the multi-national staff currently working in the Operational Headquarters and attended other briefings within Northwood HQ, including a brief at UK Joint Forces Command and NATO Maritime Component Command (NATO MARCOM).
Press Release, June 11, 2014; Image: EU Navfor