French frigate seizes $61M of heroin in Red Sea

The French Navy frigate La Fayette seized 260 kg of heroin when interdicting a “suspicious dhow” in the ...

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French destroyer seizes more than 4 tons of drugs

On 5 March 2018, the French Marine Nationale destroyer Jean de Vienne seized over four tons of hashish during an ...

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Pakistan Navy frigate seizes hashish in Arabian Sea

Pakistan Navy frigate PNS Aslat seized 5 tonnes of hashish in the Arabian Sea on February 6, continuing a ...

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HMAS Warramunga is on a drug interception spree

The Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Warramunga aced her third Arabian Sea drug interception ...

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Australian Navy assumes command of CTF 150

The Royal Australian Navy is at the helm of Combined Maritime Forces’ Combined Task Force 150 (CTF150) after ...

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FS Surcouf returns from three-month counter-piracy mission

The French Navy’s La Fayette-class frigate FS Surcouf returned to her homeport at Toulon naval base on August ...

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HMAS Arunta trained Tanzanian forces on Middle East tour

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Arunta trained with Tanzanian crime fighters during her final port visit as part ...

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Denmark sends maritime patrol aircraft to CMF

Denmark is sending a Bombardier Challenger 604 maritime patrol aircraft to support the monitoring of shipping ...

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French frigate seizes heroin off the Horn of Africa

French frigate FS Surcouf collaborated with a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion maritime patrol aircraft to ...

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France takes over command of Combined Task Force 150

Canada has concluded a five-month period of commanding the Bahrain-headquartered Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) ...

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USS Laboon makes second Arabian Sea drug bust in five days

U.S. Navy destroyer USS Laboon made its second drug bust in five days, seizing 500 kg of hashish in the Arabian Sea ...

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US destroyer seizes 270 kg of heroin in Arabian Sea

U.S. Navy destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) seized 270 kilograms of heroin from a small stateless dhow in the ...

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Pakistan assumes command of Combined Task Force 150

The Pakistan Navy has taken command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) after ...

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Royal Navy assumes command of CTF 150

The Royal Navy has taken command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 after conducting a handover ceremony with the ...

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Royal Navy to take charge of Combined Task Force 150

Royal Navy personnel from HMS Excellent, a shore establishment of the Navy, will head to the Arabian Gulf where ...

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HMAS Melbourne returns from Middle East deployment

Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class guided-missile frigate HMAS Melbourne returned to her Sydney homeport ...

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HMS St Albans hosts Royal Marines for fast roping exercise

Royal Marines have tested their skills and know-how by fast roping from a helicopter onto HMS St Albans flightdeck. ...

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$64 million heroin interception for HMAS Melbourne

In her third drug seizure so far, HMAS Melbourne has intercepted another 216 kilograms of high-grade heroin in the ...

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CTF 150, Operation Atalanta Flagships Meet at Sea

On Thursday 29 June, flag ships from Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 and Operation Atalanta, both involved in ...

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Commander CTF-150 Meets Saudi Naval Authorities

In June 2015, French Ship (FS) Var, which is hosting CTF-150 commander Captain Crignola and his staff, stopped in ...

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CTF 150 Ships Help Mariners in the Gulf of Aden

Mid-June 2015 saw Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 coordinate ships involved in maritime security operations to ...

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