Coalition Task Force Sentinel Conducts Joint Exercise in the Arabian Gulf

November 05, 2020

Coalition Task Force (CTF) Sentinel executed combined exercise Sentinel Shield in the Arabian Gulf, which showcased the interoperability between coalition warships supporting Sentry and Sentinel patrols in the coalition’s area of operations Oct. 27.
Guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53), left, conducts a passing exercise with the Royal Bahrain Naval Force ship Al Manama (P 50) in the Arabian Gulf, Oct. 27. John Paul Jones is part of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, and currently supporting Coalition Task Force Sentinel, the operational arm of the International Maritime Security Construct, to ensure maritime security and stability in the critical waterways of the Central region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Aja Bleu Jackson)