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Ships from CTF-150, one of the mult-national naval force conducting maritime security operations off the Horn of Africa

040505-N-7586B-296 Gulf of Oman (May 05, 2004) A boarding team member from SNS Numancia (F 83) provides security for the team as they approach a fishing dhow to conduct a search of the vessel. The multinational Task Force 150, currently under the command of Royal Navy Commodore Tony Rix, is operating in the North Arabia Sea in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Countries contributing to Task Force 150 vary, however currently include Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Pakistan, New Zealand, Spain, United Kingdom and the United States. Navy photo by Photographerís Mate 1st Class Bart Bauer.
Cleared for public release by Fifth Fleet PAO

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