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OSG Focused Operations - Force Composition

Focused Operations utilizes various types of assets, deployed under NATO Operational Control, to gather, develop and maintaining an accurate picture of daily activity including gathering pattern of life information about the shipping routes in international waters and in different parts of the Mediterranean Sea.

Next Focused Security Patrol (FOCOPS) will initiate their activities March 19th, 2020 under the leadership of the Turkish Navy Captain Gökhan TEMİZÖZ with his staff on board the flagship, the Turkish Navy Corvette TCG Büyükada. 

The Task Group will be supported by submarines from Italy, Greece and Turkey plus maritime patrol aircraft to conduct the focused security patrols in international waters of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. 

Force composition

Commander Task Group 440.03
Captain Gökhan TEMİZÖZ (Turkish Navy)

Flagship - TCG Büyükada (Turkish Navy)

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