Cops on the Beat

Burgess, Richard R.
February 2008
Sea Power;Feb2009, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p24
The article features the important role played by the U.S. anti-piracy patrols and coalition warships to counteract the threat of piracy worldwide. The navy warships of the country conduct maritime security patrols off Somalia while the Warships of Task Force 150, coalition force that draw ships and aircrafts from 19 nations, patrols the waters off the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. The coalitions have prevented numerous pirate attacks, rescued hostages and sank pirate crafts.


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