Focused Operations - Naval Forces
During Focused Operations, various types of assets are deployed under NATO Operational Control to gather, develop and maintaining an accurate picture of daily activity in different parts of the Mediterranean Sea.
Next Focused Security Patrol will be conducted from April, 26th to May, 15th 2018. NATO ships in conjunction with maritime patrol aircraft and submarines provided by Netherlands, Italy, Turkey, Greece and Canada, will support the focused security patrols in international waters of the Central and Eastern Mediterranean Sea. As planned, one of main efforts will be on gathering pattern of life information about the shipping routes in international waters.