April 19, 2024 - Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) hosted senior military leaders during a two-day maritime security conference held onboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain, April 16-17.
April 19, 2024 - Combined Maritime Forces welcomed Finland as the 43rd member of the world's largest maritime security partnership, April 17.
April 16, 2024 - The Indian Navy Ship INS Talwar, operating in support of the Canadian-led Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, conducted its first interdiction of illicit narcotics as a member of Combined Maritime Forces, seizing 940 kg of drugs in the Arabian Sea, April 13.
April 15, 2024 - The Royal Navy’s HMS Lancaster (F229), operating in support of the Canadian-led Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, carried out its second successful drug seizure in as many days, seizing 2,000 kg of hashish from a dhow in the Arabian Sea, April 11.
April 14, 2024 - The Canadian-led Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 carried out two drug interdictions at sea in a single day as part of Focused Operation Crimson Barracuda in the Arabian Sea, April 10. The two interdictions resulted in the seizure of a combined total of nearly 2,000 kg of drugs.
April 8, 2024 - A U.S. Coast Guard cutter, working in direct support of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 of Combined Maritime Forces, seized nearly 400 kilograms of illegal drugs from a dhow in the Arabian Sea, April 4.
Video by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher J Krucke
B-Roll: Landing and Takeoff on USS Eisenhower in an MH-60s Seahawk
U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet
Jan. 31, 2024 | 0:47
240131-N-CK669-2212 RED SEA (Jan. 31, 2024) In this video we see the landing and takeoff from the passenger seating of an MH-60s Seahawk on the the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chris Krucke)
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U.S. Naval Forces Central Command is responsible for approximately 2.5 million square miles of area including the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, North Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and the Red Sea. The U.S. Naval Forces Central Command’s mission is to conduct maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts, and strengthen partner nations' maritime capabilities in order to promote security and stability in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.