The NOCs is a highly specialized counter-terrorism unit of the Italian State Police, capable of intervening from the 3 dimensions on the whole national territory within a few hours and with capabilities of operations on aircraft, trains, buses, embassies, or stadium areas. Famous for the 1982 rescue of US Brigadier General James Dozier, kidnapped by the Red Brigades, the initially named “Counter Commando Unit” is based in the outskirts of Roma,