Royal Australian Navy RAN Australia Naval forces vessels ships and equipment
 
 

Royal Australian Navy RAN ships and equipment
 
The Royal Australian Navy is the maritime force of the Australian Defence Forces.

The Royal Australian Navy is the maritime force of the Australian Defence Forces.

The RAN is commanded through Naval Headquarters (NHQ) in Canberra.
Beneath NHQ are two subordinate commands:
- Fleet Command led by Commander Australian Fleet (COMAUSFLT)
-Navy Strategic Command

Fleet Command is structured into four Force Commands:

- Surface Force, covering the RAN's surface combatants (generally ships of frigate size or larger)
- Submarine Force, operating the Collins class submarines
- Mine Warfare, Hydrographic and Patrol Boat Force
- Fleet Air Arm, responsible for the navy's aviation assets

The RAN has about 13,000 regular personnel and about 50 vessels of all types.


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