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United States Actions To Counter Piracy Off the Horn of Africa


Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
April 17, 2009

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A visit, board, search, and seizure team from the guided missile cruiser USS Gettysburg patrols the Gulf of Aden near a suspected pirate vessel on April 17, 2009. The Gettysburg is deployed as part of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, a multinational task force conducting counter-piracy operations to detect and deter piracy in and around the Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and Red Sea. CTF 151 was established to create a lawful maritime order and develop security in the maritime environment. [Photo courtesy of Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian K. Fromal, U.S. Navy]

Date: 04/17/2009 Description: A visit, board, search, and seizure team from the guided missile cruiser USS Gettysburg patrols the Gulf of Aden near a suspected pirate vessel on April 17, 2009.  Photo courtesy of Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian K. Fromal, U.S. Navy

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