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

    Somalian Coast Guardsmen work alongside U.S. service members to perform Tactical Combat Casualty Care during exercise Cutlass Express 2021 at L'Escale Marina, Djibouti, Aug. 3, 2021. In this scenario the Coast Guardsman received injuries while boarding a stopped vessel during a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) exercise.

    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 01:30
    Photo ID: 6772373
    VIRIN: 210803-F-NX702-1012
    Resolution: 4809x3740
    Size: 8.98 MB
    Location: DJIBOUTI CITY, DJ 

    Web Views: 39
    Downloads: 7

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