|Indonesian NAVY Special Force and Operations Command (INSFOC) / Komando Operasi-Pasukan Khusus TNI AL|
|Active||June 17, 2006 - Present|
|Type||Naval Special Forces|
|Role||Sea, Air and Land Special Operations/Maritime Counter-Terrorist force|
|Part of||Indonesian National Defense Forces Tentara National Indonesia (Indonesian)|
|Garrison/HQ||Indonesian National Naval Base, Markas Komando (Mako) INSFOC, Jln. Raya Pandegelang, KM.58, Carita, Banten|
The Indonesian Navy Special Force and Operations Command (Indonesian: Komando Operasi dan Pasukan Khusus TNI AL / INSFOC) is an elite special operations forces of the Indonesian Navy. It is a combined detachment formed from selected personnel of the Navy's Underwater Special Unit (KOPASKA), the Marine Corps' Amphibious Reconnaissance Battalion (Yontaifib), and Detasemen Jala Mangkara (Denjaka)
The Detachment was formed in 2006 by the Chief of the Indonesian Armed Forces to counter maritime strategic threats including, but not limited to, terrorism and sabotage. Despite the specific reason for its formation, as in the case of any other special operations forces around the world, the Detachment is also fully trained in conducting reconnaissance, unconventional warfare, and clandestine behind-enemy-lines operations.
Indonesian language sources
- Indonesia Tambah Satuan Elite, Kompas 2 Agustus 2007, p.3.
- Satuan Elite Baru Milik TNI AL Majalah Angkasa December 2007, p.33.
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