GULF OF ADEN (Feb. 25, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey‘s (DDG 97) visit, board, search and seizure team demonstrates how to approach a suspect vessel. Halsey is the flagship for Combined Task Force 151, a multinational, mission-based task force working under Combined Maritime Forces, to conduct counter-piracy operations in the Southern Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Somali Basin, Arabian Sea, and Indian Ocean. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Krishna M. Jackson/Released)

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