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US Naval Forces Central Command

Definition/Scope: The naval equivalent element of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM). Its area of responsibility includes the Red Sea, the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Arabian Sea. It consists of the United States 5th Fleet and several other subordinate task forces, including Combined Task Force 150, Combined Task Force 158 and others.

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Naval Forces Central Command



Broader Terms:

Department of Defense
Operating Forces (US Navy)
US Central Command, Combatant Command, AOR/Unified
US Navy

Narrower Terms:

Combined Maritime Forces
Commander Task Force Five Six
Commander Task Force Five Three
Fifth Fleet
Maritime Interception Force
Maritime Interception Operations
Naval Support Activity Bahrain
Operation Southern Watch
U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/5th Fleet

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