Foça Naval Base

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Foça Naval Base
Foça Deniz Üssü
Foça, İzmir Province
Foça Naval Base is located in Turkey
Foça NB
Foça NB
Location of Foça Naval Base
Coordinates 38°38′02″N 26°46′00″E / 38.63390°N 26.76677°E / 38.63390; 26.76677Coordinates: 38°38′02″N 26°46′00″E / 38.63390°N 26.76677°E / 38.63390; 26.76677
Type Military base
Site information
Controlled by Turkish Navy

Foça Naval Base (Turkish: Foça Deniz Üssü) is a base of the Turkish Navy on the eastern coast of Aegean Sea, 4.2 km (2.6 mi) south by south-east of Foça in İzmir Province. The base is home to the Marines (Naval Infantry) for amphibious operations.

At the Foça Naval Base, the Southern Sea Area Command of the Turkish Navy[1] maintains several Marines and Special Operations units.

Homeported vessels are various landing ships and crafts of LST, LCT and LCM.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Türk Deniz Kuvvetleri - Tarihçe" (in Turkish). Süper Meydan. Retrieved 2009-09-05.