Romania Joins International Maritime Security Coalition

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) announced March 26 that Romania has joined a multinational maritime coalition established in 2019 to deter attacks on commercial shipping in the Middle East. Romania joined the International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC) and its operational arm, Coalition Task Force Sentinel. Headquartered in Bahrain with U.S. 5th Fleet, IMSC previously included eight partner-nations. Romania becomes…

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SES Govt Solutions Connects US Naval Forces Central Command

SES Government Solutions (SES GS) supported Task Force 59 and US Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) communications requirements for the International Maritime Exercise (IMX) and Cutlass Express 2022. IMX is the largest multinational training event in the Middle East, involving more than 60 nations and international organizations committed to enhancing partnerships and interoperability to strengthen maritime security and stability. At…

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USCGC Aquidneck & USCGC Adak Decommission in Bahrain

June 16, 2021 – After more than 30 years of active service, Coast Guard Island-class patrol boats USCGC Aquidneck (WPB 1309) and USCGC Adak (WPB 1333) were decommissioned from service in a ceremony onboard Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain, June 15. Vice Adm. Steven Poulin, commander, U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic, was in attendance to honor the years of service Aquidneck,…

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U.S. Navy Escorts Army Logistics Support Vessels Out of 5th Fleet after 20 Year Tour of Duty

August 5, 2020 – U.S. Navy warships assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), escorted two U.S. Army Frank S. Besson class logistics support vessels (LSV), assigned to U.S. Army Central Command (ARCENT), as they transited out of the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO), July-August. The two LSVs, Major General Charles P. Gross (LSV 5) and Specialist…

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