CJTF-HOA conducts Raven RQ-11 demo for Djiboutian Forces

A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to the 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, an associated unit of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, disassembles a Raven RQ-11 system during a demonstration in an airfield in southern Djibouti, Aug. 21, 2017. This was part of an effort to familiarize Djibouti Armed Forces members with the unmanned aerial vehicle system, clear up confusion about the Raven RQ-11 and other RPAs, and show the safe operation of the Raven. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)
A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to the 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, an associated unit of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, disassembles a Raven RQ-11 system during a demonstration in an airfield in southern Djibouti, Aug. 21, 2017. This was part of an effort to familiarize Djibouti Armed Forces members with the unmanned aerial vehicle system, clear up confusion about the Raven RQ-11 and other RPAs, and show the safe operation of the Raven. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)
Download full-resolution

Tags

Djibouti CJTF-HOA FAD Djibouti Armed Forces Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa

We suggest

U.S. Marines strengthen Djiboutian Army by leading joint bilateral academy course in Africa

The U.S. Marine Corps is arguably one of the most revered institutions within the U.S. Department of Defense. So, when Combined Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) leadership recently welcomed members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) into the U.S. Marine Corps Corporals Course, it was a distinct honor.

U.S., Japanese, French, Italian militaries partner for first multilateral NEO exercise in Africa

Initiated by the Japanese military, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) supported a joint-nation noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise and training here, Sept. 29.

CJTF-HOA civil affairs veterinarians assist in diminishing animal disease, overpopulation in Djibouti

The Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa’s 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion (CAB) Functional Specialty Group (FXSP) veterinarians spayed, dewormed and immunized the cats of Caritas Djibouti here, Aug 30.

CJTF-HOA conducts Raven RQ-11 demo for Djiboutian Forces

The Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) are working steadily towards increasing their capability to operate remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) with U.S. assistance. On Aug. 21, Soldiers assigned to the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa’s (CJTF-HOA) Task Force Warrior, deployed to Camp, Lemmonier, Djibouti, from the 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment, conducted the first official demonstration of the Raven RQ-11 to FAD personnel.

Soldiers of CJTF-HOA, Djiboutian military fire to improve partnerships, proficiency

Five members deployed to the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) joined members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) Republican Guard to conduct small-arms training at the indoor firing range located on the FAD installation here, Aug. 28.