CTF 151 apprehends Somali pirates and destroys their skiffs

Combined Maritime Forces (CMF)

The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Counter Piracy task force, Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, successfully apprehended a group of Somali pirates following recent attacks on two vessels in the Indian Ocean.

The CTF 151 staff embarked on RFA Fort Victoria coordinated the maritime interdiction supported by HMAS Melbourne and ROKS Wang Geon from CTF 151, European Union flagship HMLMS Johan de Witt, and a Seychelles based maritime patrol aircraft from Luxembourg.

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