The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has deployed a task group in support of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy efforts in the Gulf for the fifth time.
During its three-month deployment, the SAF task group will join the CMF counter piracy Combined Task Force (CTF) 151.
Chief of the Singapore Navy, Rear-Admiral Ng Chee Peng, (extreme right) affixing the Singapore flag insignia onto a member of the 151-strong SAF task group deployed to the Gulf of Aden. Credit: Singapore MINDEF
The SAF task group comprises the Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) Formidable-class stealth frigate RSS Tenacious and a Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) Sikorsky S-70B Seahawk naval helicopter.
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