CTF152 Trains to Board Dhows

February 4, 2019 – Combined Task Force (CTF) 152, responsible for maritime security in the Gulf, arranged for local Coast Guards and Border Police Forces from four countries to practice their dhow boarding techniques with the US Coast Guard (USCG). The collaborative work, where everyone involved shared best practice, involved practical scenarios to simulate real boarding events. The personnel from the Kuwait Coast Guard, Kingdom of Saudi Arabian Border Force, Bahrain Coast Guard and UAE Coast Guard worked with the USCG in their purpose-built training facility in Bahrain. Here, the…

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