Neptune Trident 17-01

Crewmembers from HMC Ships Summerside and Moncton made a visit to Empire des Enfants school in Dakar, Senegal, on March 14.


HMC Ships Summerside and Moncton departed Halifax in February as part of strategic deployment Neptune Trident 17-01. While deployed, the task group participated in Obangame Express, an exercise off the west coast of Africa, conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa.

Obangame Express is an at-sea maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations to increase maritime safety and security in the Gulf of Guinea. It focuses on maritime interdiction operations, as well as visit, board, search, and seizure techniques.

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