Tag: illegal weapons

  • USS Normandy Seizes Illegal Weapons in Arabian Sea

    February 09: USS Normandy (CG 60), while conducting maritime security operations in the U.S. Central Command area of operations, boarded a dhow in accordance with international law and discovered a […]

  • More Iran ties to Houthis

    Will findings see increased pressure placed on Iran? UN panel finds further evidence of Iran link to Yemen missiles UNITED NATIONS: Yemen’s Huthi rebels are still arming themselves with ballistic […]

  • Yemen inspections increased

    Tanker incident still being investigated. UN intensifies inspection of aid ships to Yemen The United Nations is beefing up its inspections of ships bringing humanitarian aid to Yemen to ensure […]

  • Strategy in the BAM

    Securing the world’s fourth busiest waterway. The Gate of Tears: Interests, Options and Strategy in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait By Jimmy Drennan Introduction Some were surprised by the news that four […]

  • Nigeria’s weapons woes

    Customs regularly intercept shipments. Nigeria: How Shipping Companies Import Illicit Firearms Into Nigeria – Customs Boss By Kingsley Adeniyi The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has lashed […]

  • Nigeria’s illegal weapons

    Nigeria battles illegal arms. Red alert at land borders, seaports, over influx of arms By Udeme Clement The influx of arms and ammunition into Nigeria from Turkey has taken a […]

  • Arms smugglers caught

    Successful operation foils smugglers. CMF and EU NAVFOR Conduct a Coordinated Operation Against Arms Smuggling in the Gulf of Aden On 22nd September, whilst conducting Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions in […]

  • U.S. Navy Intercepts Yemen-Bound Arms Smugglers

    Third major arms haul in region. U.S. Navy Intercepts Yemen-Bound Arms Smugglers The U.S. Navy announced Monday that the coastal patrol ship USS Sirocco intercepted and boarded a stateless vessel […]

  • UK to lead CMF

    Royal Navy to head CTF-150. UK to lead Gulf Maritime Force Speaking during a visit to Qatar, Michael Fallon announced that from April, the UK will lead the Combined Task […]

  • CMF seizes more weapons

    Another huge haul of weapons off Somalia. French Ship Provence Seizes Large Weapons Cache The French FREMM destroyer FS Provence discovered and seized a large weapons cache following the boarding of […]