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    U.S. and African partners enhance capabilities at Cutlass Express 2021 [Image 10 of 12]

    U.S. and African partners enhance capabilities at Cutlass Express 2021

    DJIBOUTI CITY, DJIBOUTI

    08.03.2021

    Photo by Senior Airman Dwane Young 

    Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa

    A U.S. Coast Guard service member with the Maritime Engagement Team, observes Somalian service members as they carry out simulated visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) procedures during exercise Cutlass Express 2021 at L'Escale Marina, Djibouti, Aug. 3, 2021. VBSS exercises consisted of simulated scenarios to capture and control vessels aimed to combat terrorism, piracy and smuggling operations at sea.

    Exercise Cutlass Express, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and facilitated by U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet, is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness and information sharing practices to increase capabilities between the U.S., East African and Western Indian Ocean nations to counter illicit maritime activity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dwane R. Young)

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 08.03.2021
    Date Posted: 08.09.2021 01:38
    Photo ID: 6772371
    VIRIN: 210803-F-NX702-1010
    Resolution: 7360x4912
    Size: 15.28 MB
    Location: DJIBOUTI CITY, DJ 

    Web Views: 38
    Downloads: 7

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