Tag: CTF 150

  • Australian warship seizes heroin worth €500m

    Second largest haul in CMF’s history. Australian warship seizes heroin worth €500m An Australian warship patrolling in the Middle East has seized a haul of 581kg of heroin with an […]

  • CMF in huge heroin haul

    Numerous boardings lead to huge drug seizures. Combined Task Force 150 seizes 981kg of Heroin off East Coast of Africa with a street value of over USD625m After several weeks […]

  • HMAS Success returns from Middle East

    Successful counter terrorism, counter piracy tour completed. HMAS Success returns from Middle East LEUT Anthea Baczkowski (author), Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer) After six months conducting maritime […]

  • Expanded role for MSDF?

    Wider role for Japan’s MSDF? Appointment of MSDF officer to anti-piracy command may signal expanded overseas missions The appointment of Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) Rear Admiral Hiroshi Ito to head […]

  • Ready together: CMF operations

    CTF-150 surveillance patrols.  Ready Together: aircraft and ship join forces to support CTF-150 maritime security and counter-terrorism operations In March the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) contributing and partner nations once […]

  • Canada hands command of CTF 150 to France

    CTF 150 now under French command. Canada hands over command of Combined Task Force 150 to France DAVID PUGLIESE, OTTAWA CITIZEN Canada handed over command of Combined Task Force 150 […]

  • Pak Navy trains with US CG

    Team provide tactical and law enforcement training. Pakistan Navy and Maritime Security Agency train with U.S. Coast Guard Middle East Training Team A Strength of having 30 nations operating together […]

  • CTF-150 counter terror ops

    Multi-nation Operation Eureka. CMF ships and aircraft conduct counter-terrorism operations with CTF-150 Warships, helicopters and maritime patrol aircraft from New Zealand, Pakistan, the United Kingdom and the United States have […]

  • US Navy patrol boats complete CMF deployment

    Successful counter terror ops completed. US Navy patrol boats complete their first deployment with CTF-150 Two United States Navy patrol boats based in Bahrain have completed their first deployment with […]

  • HMS Kent on piracy patrol

    Ends successful duty with counter-terrorism force. HMS Kent keeps the heat on, swapping counter-terrorism for counter-piracy patrols Fresh from a successful period supporting the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-terrorism task […]