Singapore to lead CTF-151

UK taking lead with CTF-150.

Singapore takes over command of counter-piracy task force from Pakistan Navy

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) command team will lead and coordinate Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, a multinational counter-piracy task force, from the Pakistan Navy in the Gulf of Aden over the next three months.

In a press release on Friday (Apr 1), the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) said the team, led by Rear-Admiral (RADM) Cheong Kwok Chien from the Singapore Navy, will also coordinate counter-piracy operations with task forces from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union, as well as with navies from other countries.

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