Djibouti navy and Coast Guard Boarding Vessel approaches Target Vessel
Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe and the United States as well as several international organizations, completed the seventh iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express, Feb. 7, 2018.
Naval and Coast Guard personnel from across the globe joined together to train in waters off the Port of Djibouti, Jan. 31 to Feb. 5, 2016, as part of exercise Cutlass Express 2016.
Piracy, illegal fishing, and other maritime threats are rising around the world, presenting even more of a need for properly trained forces in Visit, Board, Search and Seizure procedures (VBSS) in the East African Nations.
Training is the key to successfully completing any task or mission that may be assigned to you at a moment’s notice. Life-changing, event-altering decisions will come down to the training you have received and the experience you have gained.