CJTF HOA METOC Officer and Djiboutian Navy Lt. Discuss Weather Patterns

U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Bryan Black, Cobined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) Joint Meteorological and Atmospheric Operations Center (METOC) officer, discusses weather patterns with Djiboutian Navy Lt. Gouled Osman at the Djiboutian Navy Maritime Operations Center May 1, 2014, in Djibouti.

U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Bryan Black, Cobined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) Joint Meteorological and Atmospheric Operations Center (METOC) officer, discusses weather patterns with Djiboutian Navy Lt. Gouled Osman at the Djiboutian Navy Maritime Operations Center May 1, 2014, in Djibouti. CJTF-HOA METOC, Djiboutian Navy and U.S. Africa Command weather systems support cadre installed a weather sensor at Maskali Island and will continue to add more sensors in Djibouti to gather wind-speed data to assist ships transiting the Bab-El-Mandeb Strait determine conditions on the water affected by wind.

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CJTF-HOA Assists Djiboutian Navy with Weather Instrument Upgrade

U.S. and Djiboutian Navy Sailors and AFRICOM weather systems support cadre assembled and tested new weather measurement equipment May 1, 2014 on Maskali Island, Djibouti.