On board the German naval reconnaissance plane, 15 men are bent over a map of the Internationally Recommended¬ Transit Corridor (IRTC), which runs across the Gulf of Aden, a dead-straight, 1,000km-long, two-lane passage heading east through some of the most dangerous waters in the world. Planning the flight route over the Gulf of Aden, to look for pirates..German Air Force working with Operation Atalanta (EU anti-piracy mission) and OEF (Operation Enduring Freedom) on sea reconnaissance...
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On board the German naval reconnaissance plane, 15 men are bent over a map of the Internationally Recommended¬ Transit Corridor (IRTC), which runs across the Gulf of Aden, a dead-straight, 1,000km-long, two-lane passage heading east through some of the most dangerous waters in the world.  Planning the flight route over the Gulf of Aden, to look for pirates..German Air Force working with Operation Atalanta (EU anti-piracy mission) and OEF (Operation Enduring Freedom) on sea reconnaissance mission using P3 plane with Infra Red cameras and other high tech equipment, to identify potential piracy activities off the coast of Somalia...The geostrategical and geopolitical importance of the Republic of Djibouti, located on the Horn of Africa, by the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, and bordered by Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia.


  • Africa
  • Developing country
  • Djibouti
  • Economic problems
  • Geopolitical
  • German army
  • Gulf of Aden
  • HIT LIST
  • Harbor
  • Horn of africa
  • Islam
  • Map
  • Muslims
  • Port Hub
  • Red Sea
  • Systematic Keywords
  • anti-piracy
  • indoor
  • men
  • military operation
  • monitoring
  • photography
  • photojournalism
  • pirates
  • soldiers