Indian Navy Carries Out First Drug Interdiction as CMF Member
240413-N-NO146-1004 ARABIAN SEA (April 13, 2024) – A boarding craft from the Indian Navy’s INS Talwar (F40), lead ship of the Talwar-class frigates, approaches a vessel suspected of smuggling illicit narcotics in the Arabian Sea, April 13. As part of Focused Operation Crimson Barracuda, Talwar was operating under Combined Task Force 150, one of five task forces under Combined Maritime Forces, the largest multinational naval partnership in the world. CTF 150 focuses on maritime security operations outside the Arabian Gulf. (Courtesy photo)

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