Tag: Combined Task Force 150

  • HMS Defender Seizes 2,500kg Hashish in Indian Ocean Supporting CTF150

    February 04: The Royal Navy destroyer HMS DEFENDER has seized 2,500kg of hashish worth £1 million in the Indian Ocean. This is the warship’s second significant narcotics bust in as […]

  • 1,500kg Hashish Seized in Arabian Sea

    January 05: On Sunday, 5 January 2020, French Ship (FS) COURBET, in direct support of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150), seized 1,500 kg of hashish from a vessel in […]

  • FS Courbet Seizes 3,534kg Hashish in Gulf of Oman

    December 13: On Friday 13 December 2019, French Ship (FS) COURBET, a frigate operating in the Gulf of Oman in direct support of Combined Task Force 150, seized 3,534kg of […]

  • HMS Montrose Seizes 170kg of Narcotics From Dhow in Arabian Sea

    October 12: Two warships, one from the Royal Navy and one from the French Marine Nationale, have made major drugs seizure from a dhow in the Arabian Sea.  HMS MONTROSE, a […]

  • CTF150 Seizes Over 2.5 Tonnes of Hashish From Dhow in Arabian Sea

    September 25: A French warship, representing Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) seized a huge amount of hashish from a rogue dhow on Wednesday 25 September.  The dhow had been […]

  • Australian Frigate Seizes Over 6 Tonnes of Narcotics in 6 days As Part of CTF-150

    June 12: Royal Australian Navy Frigate HMAS Ballarat has seized a total of 6,828kg of narcotics in a 6 day period worth a regional wholesale value of over $3.5m (USD) […]

  • Pakistan Navy Takes Command of Maritime Force CTF-150

    April 12: Pakistan Navy took over the command of Combined Maritime Task Force 150 (CTF-150) from Royal Canadian Navy at an impressive change of command ceremony held at Headquarters US […]

  • HMAS Toowoomba gets female Command

    Commander Catherine Hayes becomes first female in RAN to command a warship in the M.E. HMAS Toowoomba deploys with first female commander Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston has congratulated Commander Catherine Hayes, […]

  • 500kg Drug Seizure

    Warships operating as part of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) CTF150 have successfully conducted an operation aimed at disrupting illicit activity in the Indian ocean. Combined Maritime Forces operation concludes […]

  • Kiwi Sailors Return Home

    Three Royal New Zealand Navy sailors have successfully completed a six month deployment protecting vital international shipping routes. The Kiwi sailors, embarked on Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS MELBOURNE, were […]