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Royal Moroccan Navy Force
البحرية لملكية
al-Bahriyya al-Malakiyah
Marine Royale
Active 1960 -
Country Morocco
Branch Navy
Size 42,000 sailors, officers and marines
Part of Administration of Defence إدارة الدفاع
Equipment 43 ships (+6 orders)[citation needed]
Commanders
Military Leadership Mohammed Berrada Kouzi
(Inspector of the Royal Navy)
Civilian Leadership King Mohammed VI
(Commander-in-Chief)
Insignia
Naval Ensign Naval Ensign of Morocco.svg
Naval Jack Naval Jack of Morocco.svg

The Royal Moroccan Navy is the naval branch of the military of Morocco. The location of its bases is Casablanca, Agadir, Al Hoceima, Dakhla, Kenitra, Safi and Tangier and a new naval base is in building at Ksar Sghir wich will be the largest Navy base in Morocco. Its total manpower strength was 42,000 sailors, officers and marines.

Moroccan Navy sailors on parade
Moroccan corvette RMNS Lieutenant Colonel Errhamani

Contents

Ship classes

Frigates

Total: 4

Corvettes

Total: 3

Landing Ship Tank

  • LST Newport class (1 in service)
  • LST Champlain/Batral class (2 in service)

Total: 3

Patrol Boats

  • OPV-64 class (5 in service)
  • Osprey-55 class (4 in service)
  • Cormoran class (6 in service)
  • PR-72 class (2 in service)
  • Lazaga class (4 in service)

Total: 21

Auxiliary Ships

  • Logistic ships
  • El Dakhla class (1 in service)
  • El Aigh class (1 in service)
  • Oceanographic ships
  • Conrad class (1 in service)

Aircraft

Aircraft Origin Type Versions In service Notes
Phanter  France Naval Helicopter 565MB 4

See also

References

  • Baker III, A. D. (1998). Combat Fleets of the World 1998-1999. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-55750-111-4. 
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