EU Naval Force - Somalia
Operation ATALANTA

On 18 January, FS Siroco intercepted a pirated dhow after it had been successfully tracked by the helicopter from JDS Samidare and a Japanese Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA). “Coordinated interceptions such as this are a perfect example of international navies operating close-up and an excellent way to benchmark our action processes regarding vessel protection and the interception in counter-piracy operations.” commented Captain Le Quilliec.

April 3, 2014 - 11:21

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