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USS Simpson Trains 5 Countries in Anti-piracy

March 2, 2012

USS Simpson: Credit USN

USS Simpson: Credit USN

Guided-missile frigate USS Simpson completes two days anti-piracy training exercises in Gulf of Guinea.

 

Participating in Obangame Express, a maritime exercise aimed to improve cooperation amongs participating nations, USS Simpson acted as a boarding vessel with role players and trainers for teams from five countries - Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Sao Tome and Principe, and Spain. Simpson also sent a boarding team to a Nigerian navy vessel, the patrol cutter NNS Nwamba, to practice boarding techniques while other personnel visited six ships for training with counterparts.



 
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