Foça Naval Base
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|Foça Naval Base
Foça Deniz Üssü
|Foça, İzmir Province|
|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.
- Amphibious Marines Brigade (Turkish: Amfibi Deniz Piyade Tugayı) consisting of 4,500 men, three amphibious battalions, a main battle tank battalion, an artillery battalion, a support battalion and other company-sized units,
- Underwater Attack Commando Detachment (Turkish: Su Altı Taarruz} - SAT). The missions of the SAT include the acquisition of military intelligence, amphibious assault, counter-terrorism and VIP protection.
- Underwater Defense Commando Detachment (Turkish: Su Altı Savunma - SAS)
- "Türk Deniz Kuvvetleri - Tarihçe" (in Turkish). Süper Meydan. Retrieved 2009-09-05.