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Focused Operations - Force Composition

Focused Operations utilize various types of assets deployed under NATO Operational Control (OPCON), to gather, develop and maintain an accurate picture of daily activity in different parts of the Mediterranean Sea.

Currently a Focused Security Patrol is underway in international waters of the Central Mediterranean Sea and will be conducted until June 16, 2020. Force generation is provided by the European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR), with the French frigate Courbet as flagship supported by the Italian frigate Carabiniere, in conjunction with an Italian submarine and air assets provided by Greece and Turkey. One of the main efforts for this patrol is gathering pattern of life information about the shipping routes in international waters.

FORCE COMPOSITION: May 27 – June 16, 2020

Commander Task Group 440.03

Captain Guillaume Tandonnet (French Navy) - Biography

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