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Combined Task Force 150

Definition/Scope: ( Established near the beginning of Operation Enduring Freedom, CTF 150 conducts Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, the Arabian Sea, Red Sea and the Indian Ocean. MSO help develop security in the maritime environment, which promotes stability and global prosperity. These operations complement the counterterrorism and security efforts of regional nations and seek to disrupt violent extremists? use of the maritime environment as a venue for attack or to transport personnel, weapons or other material. Since its inception, CTF 150 has been commanded by France, Netherlands, UK, Pakistan, Canada and Australia.


CTF 150

Broader Terms:

Combined Maritime Forces

Narrower Terms:

Maritime Security Operations

Related Terms:

Arabian Sea
Combined Task Force 151
Combined Task Force 152
Combined Task Force Iraqi Maritime
Gulf of Aden
Gulf of Oman
Indian Ocean
Maritime Security Operations
Maritime Security Patrol Area
Pakistan Navy
Red Sea
United Kingdom

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