The U.S. Navy takes a strong stand against piracy, and is part of an international task force dedicated to the issue. Combined Task Force 151 (CTF-151) includes sophisticated monitoring of the world's oceans by both ships and aircraft.
In this video, learn about the threats pirates pose to military and civilian operations, and what the U.S. Navy is doing to stop them.
person who is not in the military.
large body of salt water that covers most of the Earth.
thief who steals from ships or ships' crews while at sea.
knowledgeable or complex.
military branch whose mission is "to maintain, train, and equip combat ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression, and maintaining freedom of the seas."