Military

  • Taking Command

    Singapore has taken over command of a multinational counter-piracy task force in the Gulf of Aden. This is the second time Singapore is commanding the Combined Task Force (CTF) 151. […]

  • No Troops for Somalia

    A senior U.S. diplomat has outlined new U.S. efforts to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia. Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Andrew Shapiro stated on Wednesday that […]

  • Pirate Whaler Destroyed

    On 28 March 2011, the EUNAVFOR Spanish warship ESPS CANARIAS disrupted a suspected Pirate Action Group (PAG), consisting of a whaler-style boat and a skiff, 260 Nautical Miles North-West of […]

  • New Chinese Milestone

    The Chinese Navy has reached another milestone as it attempts to enhance its operational experience and international image. A Chinese warship has escorted a World Food Program shipment along coast […]

  • Pirates Use New MO

    While apprehending 16 pirates during a recent anti-piracy operation, the Indian Navy discovered that the pirates had adopted a new modus operandi. Quaiser Khalid, a Deputy Commissioner of the Indian […]

  • The APS HUB

    USS Stephen W. Groves departed Port Louis, Mauritius, after completing the second training “Hub” of Africa Partnership Station East, March 28. The “Hub” saw the graduation of armed service members […]

  • Libyan Vessels Engaged

    A U.S. Navy P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft, U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt attack aircraft and guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG-52), engaged Libyan Coast Guard vessel Vittoria and two smaller […]

  • Island Arrests

    The Indian Navy and the Coast Guard thwarted yet another piracy attempt over the weekend. The combined efforts saw the apprehension of 16 pirates operating west of the Lakshadweep Islands, while they were […]

  • Skiff Shooting

    An Australian warship has fired on a stolen skiff being used as a pirate ship in the Arabian Sea, as part of its role in a multinational anti-pirate operation. “HMAS […]

  • Brave Reward

    Dutch Navy captain Hans Lodder has received a De Ruyter medal. Lodder received the medal for his part in Operation ATALANTA when the HNLMS Tromp tracked down and disarmed 83 […]

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