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German Navy
The Marine (German Navy) is the maritime force of the Bundeswher (German Armed Forces).

The Marine (German Navy) is the maritime force of the Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces).

The German Navy is currently undergoing a transformation: fewer but larger and more advanced warships, which translates into a shift of focus from coastal and shallow water warfare to deployements abroad and blue water capabilities.

The German Navy has about 16,000 personnel, 60 vessels of all types and 50 aircraft in the Marineflieger (naval aviation branch).