USS Detroit Completes First Drug Patrol

July 11, 2020 – USS Detroit (LCS 7) returned to Mayport, Fla., July 11, following its maiden deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations. Detroit, along with a detachment from the “Sea Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22, deployed on March 15, 2020 to conduct U.S. Southern Command and Joint Interagency Task Force South’s enhanced counter-narcotics…

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HMAS Toowoomba Narcotics Interdiction

March 30, 2020 – HMAS Toowoomba has interdicted over 3,000 kilograms of illegal narcotics including hashish and heroin in the Gulf of Aden. The Anzac class frigate is deployed under Operation MANITOU, Australia’s contribution to support international efforts to promote security, stability and prosperity in the Middle East Region. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said this…

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Colombian Navy Has Seized 30 Tons of Narcotics so far in 2020

March 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – Maritime operations developed by Colombian Navy Units in conjunction with the Colombian Air Force, allowed the capture of two subjects and the seizure of about half a ton of cocaine, in Tumaco – Nariño. With this result, the Pacific Naval Force reaches 30 tons of narcotics seized during the course of the year, in…

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