List of navies

This is a list of navies, present and historical.

List of navies, by country

Navies for all present countries are shown below.

Country Navy Founded Endonym Ref.
 Abkhazia  Abkhazian Navy 1992 (1992) Военно-морские силы Республики Абхазия
 Albania  Albanian Naval Force 1925 (1925) Forcat e Mbrojtes Detare Shqipetare [1]
 Algeria  Algerian National Navy 1962 (1962) البحرية الوطنية الجزائرية
 Angola  Angolan Navy 1977 (1977) Marinha de Guerra Angolana [2]
 Antigua and Barbuda  Antigua and Barbuda Coast Guard 1981 (1981)
 Argentina  Argentine Navy 1810 (1810) Armada de la República Argentina
 Australia  Royal Australian Navy 1911 (1911) [3]
 Azerbaijan  Azerbaijani Navy 1918 (1918) Azərbaycan hərbi dəniz qüvvələri
 Bahamas  Royal Bahamas Defence Force 1980 (1980)
 Bahrain  Royal Bahrain Naval Force 1969 (1969) البحرية الملكية البحرينية
 Bangladesh  Bangladesh Navy 1971 (1971) বাংলাদেশ নৌ বাহিনী
 Barbados  Barbados Coast Guard 1979 (1979)
 Belgium  Belgian Navy 1937 (1937) Marinecomponent/Composante Marine
 Belize Belize Coast Guard Service 1978 (1978) [4]
 Benin  Benin Navy 1960 (1960) Forces Navales Beninois
 Bolivia  Bolivian Naval Force 1963 (1963) Fuerza Naval Boliviana
 Brazil  Brazilian Navy 1822 (1822) Marinha do Brasil
 Brunei  Royal Brunei Navy 1965 (1965) Tentera Laut Diraja Brunei [5]
 Bulgaria  Bulgarian Navy 1899 (1899) Български Военноморски Сили [6]
 Cambodia  Royal Cambodian Navy 1953 (1953) កងទ័ពជើងទឹកកម្ពុជា
 Cameroon  Cameroon Navy 1960 (1960) Marine nationale
 Canada  Royal Canadian Navy 1910 (1910) Marine royale canadienne [7]
 Cape Verde  Cape Verde Navy 1975 (1975) Guarda Costeira
 Chile  Chilean Navy 1817 (1817) Armada de Chile
 People's Republic of China  People's Liberation Army Navy 1950 (1950) 中国人民解放军海军
Zhōngguó Rénmín Jiěfàngjūn Hǎijūn
 Colombia  Colombian National Navy 1810 (1810) Armada Nacional de Colombia
 Comoros  Comorian Navy 1997 (1997) Garde-côtes
 Democratic Republic of the Congo  Navy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo 1960 (1960) Marine Nationale
 Republic of the Congo Congolese Navy 1960 (1960) Marine Nationale
 Costa Rica  Civil Guard (Costa Rica) 1949 (1949) Guardia Civil
 Côte d'Ivoire Ivorian Navy 1960 (1960) Marine Nationale
 Croatia  Croatian Navy 1991 (1991) Hrvatska Ratna Mornarica
 Cuba  Cuban Revolutionary Navy 1895 (1895) Marina de Guerra Revolucionaria
 Cyprus  Cyprus Navy 1964 (1964) Ναυτική Δυναμή Κύπρου
 Northern Cyprus Navy of Northern Cyprus 1976 (1976)
 Denmark  Royal Danish Navy 1510 (1510) Søværnet [8]
 Djibouti  Djiboutian Navy 1979 (1979) Garde-Cotes
 Dominican Republic  Dominican Navy 1844 (1844) Marina de Guerra Dominicana
 East Timor East Timorese Navy 2001 (2001) Marinha de Guerra de Timor-Leste
 Ecuador  Ecuadorian Navy 1832 (1832) Armada del Ecuador
 Egypt  Egyptian Navy 1800 (1800) البحرية المصرية
 El Salvador  Navy of El Salvador 1842 (1842) Fuerza Naval de El Salvador
 Equatorial Guinea  Navy of Equatorial Guinea 1968 (1968) Marina de guerra
 Eritrea  Eritrean Navy 1961 (1961)
 Estonia  Estonian Navy 1918 (1918) Merevägi
 Fiji  Fijian Navy 1970 (1970)
 Finland  Finnish Navy 1918 (1918) Suomen merivoimat, Finländska marinen
 France  French Navy 1624 (1624) Marine Nationale [9]
 Gabon  Gabonese Navy 1960 (1960) Marine Nationale
 Gambia  Gambian Navy 1965 (1965) Marine Nationale
 Georgia  Georgian Navy 1998 (1998) საქართველოს სამხედრო საზღვაო ძალები
 Germany  German Navy 1956 (1956) Deutsche Marine [10]
 Ghana  Ghana Navy 1959 (1959)
 Greece  Hellenic Navy 1828 (1828) Πολεμικό Ναυτικό Polemikó Nautikó
 Grenada  Coast Guard of Grenada 1974 (1974)
 Guatemala  Guatemalan Navy 1964 (1964) Armada de Guatemala
 Guinea Navy of Guinea-Conakry 1958 (1958) Marine de guerre
 Guinea-Bissau Guinean Navy 1973 (1973)
 Guyana Guyanese Coast Guard 1966 (1966)
 Haiti Haitian Coast Guard 2011 (2011)
 Honduras  Honduran Navy 1976 (1976) Fuerza Naval de Honduras
 Iceland  Icelandic Coast Guard 1920 (1920) Landhelgisgæsla Íslands
 India  Indian Navy 1612 (1612) भारतीय नौ सेना
Bhāratīya Nau Senā
[11]
 Indonesia  Indonesian Navy 1945 (1945) Tentara Nasional Indonesia Angkatan Laut
 Iran  Islamic Republic of Iran Navy 1923 (1923) نیروی دریایی جمهوری اسلامی ایران
 Iran Navy of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps 1985 (1985)
 Iraq  Iraqi Navy 1937 (1937) البحرية العراقية
 Ireland  Irish Naval Service 1946 (1946) Serbhís Cabhlaigh na hÉireann
 Israel  Israeli Navy 1948 (1948) חיל הים הישראלי Heil HaYam HaYisraeli
 Italy  Marina Militare 1946 (1946) Marina Militare
 Jamaica  Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard 1962 (1962)
 Japan  Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force 1954 (1954) 海上自衛隊
 Jordan  Royal Jordanian Navy 1920 (1920) القوة البحرية الاردنية
 Kazakhstan  Kazakh Naval Forces 2003 (2003) Военно-морские силы Казахстана
 Kenya  Kenya Navy 1964 (1964)
 North Korea  Korean People's Army Naval Force 1946 (1946) 조선인민군 해군
 South Korea  Republic of Korea Navy 1945 (1945) 대한민국 해군
 Kuwait  Kuwait Navy 1961 (1961) القوة البحرية الكويتية
 Latvia  Latvian Naval Forces 1919 (1919) Latvijas Jūras Spēki
 Lebanon  Lebanese Navy 1950 (1950) القوات البحرية اللبنانية
 Liberia Liberian National Coast Guard 1908 (1908)
 Libya  Libyan Navy 1962 (1962) البحرية الليبية
 Lithuania  Lithuanian Naval Force 1935 (1935) Lietuvos Karinės Jūrų Pajėgos [12]
 Madagascar Malagasy Navy 1960 (1960) Tafika andranomasina
 Malawi Malawi Navy 1970 (1970)
 Malaysia  Royal Malaysian Navy 1934 (1934) Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia
 Maldives Maldivian Coast Guard 1980 (1980)
 Malta  Maritime Squadron of the Armed Forces of Malta 1970 (1970) Skwadra Marittima tal-Forzi Armati ta' Malta
 Mauritania  Mauritanian Navy 1966 (1966) القوات البحرية
 Mauritius  National Coast Guard of Mauritius 1968 (1968) marine mauricienne
 Mexico  Mexican Navy 1821 (1821) Armada de México
 Mongolia Mongolian Navy 1930 (1930) [13][14]
 Montenegro  Montenegrin Navy 2006 (2006) Mornarica Vojske Crne Gore [15]
 Morocco  Royal Moroccan Navy 1960 (1960) البحرية الملكية المغربية
 Mozambique Mozambique Navy 1994 (1994)
 Myanmar  Myanmar Navy 1947 (1947) တပ်မတော် (ရေ)
 Namibia  Namibian Navy 2004 (2004)
 The Netherlands  Royal Netherlands Navy 1488 (1488) Koninklijke Marine [16]
 New Zealand  Royal New Zealand Navy 1941 (1941) Te Taua Moana o Aotearoa
 Nicaragua  Nicaraguan Navy 1979 (1979) La Marina de Guerra
 Nigeria  Nigerian Navy 1956 (1956)
 Norway  Royal Norwegian Navy 1814 (1814) Sjøforsvaret [17]
 Oman  Royal Navy of Oman 1907 (1907) بحرية عمان السلطانية
 Pakistan  Pakistan Navy 1947 (1947) پاک بحریہ
 Panama National Aeronaval Service 2008 (2008) Servicio Nacional Aeronaval
 Papua New Guinea  Papua New Guinea Maritime Element 1973 (1973)
 Paraguay  Paraguayan Navy 1961 (1961) Armada Paraguaya
 Peru  Peruvian Navy 1821 (1821) Marina de Guerra del Perú
 Philippines  Philippine Navy 1898 (1898) Hukbong Dagat ng Pilipinas
Armada Filipina
 Poland  Polish Navy 1918 (1918) Marynarka Wojenna RP
 Portugal  Portuguese Navy 1317 (1317) Marinha Portuguesa
 Qatar  Qatari Emiri Navy 1971 (1971) البحرية القطرية
 Romania  Romanian Naval Forces 1860 (1860) Forţele Navale Române
 Russia  Russian Navy 1696 (1696) Военно Морской Флот
Voyenno-Morskoy Flot Rossii
[18]
 Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe Navy 1968 (1968) Guarda Costeira
 Saudi Arabia  Royal Saudi Navy 1796 (1796) البحرية الملكية السعودية
 Senegal Senegalese Navy 1961 (1961) Armée de mer
 Seychelles Seychelles Coast Guard 1992 (1992)
 Serbia  Serbian River Flotilla 1833 (1833) Речна Флотила
 Sierra Leone  Sierra Leone Navy 1961 (1961)
 Singapore  Republic of Singapore Navy 1967 (1967) Angkatan Laut Republik Singapura
 Slovenia  Slovenian Navy 1991 (1991) Slovenska Mornarica
 Somalia  Somali Navy 1952 (1952) Ciidamada Badda Soomaliyeed
 Somaliland Somaliland Navy 2009 (2009)
 South Africa  South African Navy 1851 (1851) Suid-Afrikaanse Vloot
 Spain  Spanish Navy 1479 (1479) Armada Española
 Sri Lanka  Sri Lanka Navy 1950 (1950) ශ්‍රී ලංකා නාවික හමුදාව
Sri Lanka Navika Hamudawa
[19]
 Saint Kitts and Nevis  Saint Kitts and Nevis Coast Guard 1896 (1896)
 Sudan  Sudanese Navy 1962 (1962) الحرس الجمهوري
 Suriname Suriname Navy 1977 (1977)
 Sweden  Swedish Navy 1522 (1522) Marinen [20]
  Switzerland Swiss Navy
?
 Syria  Syrian Arab Navy 1946 (1946) البحرية العربية السورية
 Republic of China (Taiwan)  Republic of China Navy 1924 (1924) 中華民國海軍 Zhōnghuá Mínguó Hǎijūn
 Tanzania  Tanzania Naval Command 1971 (1971) Kamandi ya Jeshi la Majini
 Thailand  Royal Thai Navy 1887 (1887) กองทัพเรือ [21]
 Togo Togolese Navy 1960 (1960) Marine Nationale
 Tonga  Tongan Maritime Force 1973 (1973)
 Trinidad and Tobago  Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard 1962 (1962)
 Tunisia  Tunisia Navy 1959 (1959) Marine nationale tunisienne
 Turkey  Turkish Naval Forces 1920 (1920) Türk Deniz Kuvvetleri [22]
 Turkmenistan  Turkmen Naval Forces 1992 (1992) Türkmenistanyň Harby-deňiz Güýçleriis
 Ukraine  Ukrainian Navy 1992 (1992) Військово-Морські Сили України
 United Arab Emirates  United Arab Emirates Navy 1971 (1971) البحرية الإماراتية
 United Kingdom  Royal Navy 1546 (1546) [23]
 United States  United States Navy 1775 (1775) [24]
 Uruguay  National Navy of Uruguay 1817 (1817) Armada Nacional de Uruguay
 Uzbekistan  Uzbekistan Naval Forces 1992 (1992)
 Venezuela  Bolivarian Armada of Venezuela 1811 (1811) Armada Bolivariana de Venezuela [25]
 Vietnam  Vietnam People's Navy 1955 (1955) Hải quân Nhân dân Việt Nam
 Yemen  Yemeni Navy 1990 (1990) القوات البحرية اليمنية

Historical navies

Country Navy Period
 Albanian Kingdom  Royal Albanian Navy 1914 - 1939
 Australia Colonial navies of Australia 19th Century-1911
 Austria-Hungary  Austro-Hungarian Navy 1867–1919
 Margraviate of Brandenburg  Brandenburg Navy 16th Century-1701
 Empire of Brazil  Imperial Brazilian Navy 1822-1889
Bulgarian Empire Medieval Bulgarian navy 11th Century-12th Century
 Byzantine Empire  Byzantine navy 330–1453
 Canada Provincial Marine 1796-1910
Chola Empire Chola Navy 3rd century-12 century
 Confederate States of America  Confederate States Navy 1861–1865
 Independent State of Croatia  Navy of the Independent State of Croatia 1941-1945
 Czechoslovakia  Czechoslovakian Naval Forces (Landlocked country) 1918-1959
 Denmark–Norway  Royal Dano-Norwegian Navy 1509–1814
 East African Community Royal East African Navy 1952-1962
Ancient Egypt Ancient Egyptian Navy ?-?
Fatimid Caliphate Fatimid navy 909-1171
 Kingdom of England  Navy Royale/Royal Navy c.1000–1707
 Ethiopian Empire  Imperial Ethiopian Navy 1955–1974
 Ethiopia  Ethiopian Navy 1974–1996
 Free France  Free French Naval Forces 1940–1945
 German Confederation  Reichsflotte 1848-1852
 North German Confederation  North German Federal Navy 1867-1871
 German Empire  Imperial German Navy 1871–1919
 Weimar Republic  Reichsmarine 1919–1935
 Nazi Germany  Kriegsmarine 1935–1945
 Allied-occupied Germany German Mine Sweeping Administration 1945-1948
 German Democratic Republic Main Administration Sea Police 1950-1956
 German Democratic Republic  Volksmarine 1956–1990
 Republic of Genoa  Genoese Navy 1005-1815
 Kingdom of Greece Greek People's Liberation Navy 1942-1945
 India  Royal Indian Navy 1612-1950
 Kingdom of Italy  Regia Marina 1861–1946
 Kingdom of Italy Italian Co-belligerent Navy 1943-1946
 Italian Social Republic  Marina Nazionale Repubblicana 1943-1945
 Khmer Republic  Khmer National Navy 1970-1975
 Joseon Joseon Navy 1419-1895
 Korean Empire  Imperial Korean Navy (대한제국 해군) 1895-1905
 Empire of Japan  Imperial Japanese Navy (大日本帝國海軍) 1869–1947
 Kingdom of Laos  Royal Lao Navy (Landlocked country) 1955-1975
 Manchukuo  Manchukuo Imperial Navy (江上軍) 1932–1945
 Maratha Empire  Maratha Navy 1650-1750
 Batavian Republic  Batavian Republic Navy 1795-1806
Netherlands East Indies Government Navy 1861-1949
 New Zealand New Zealand Naval Forces 1913-1921
 New Zealand New Zealand Division of the Royal Navy 1921-1941
Order of Saint John of Jerusalem Navy of the Order of Saint John c.1291–1798
 Ottoman Empire  Ottoman Navy c.1300–1923
 Papal States  Papal Navy 840s-1878
 Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth  Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Navy ?-1637
 Prussia  Prussian Navy 1701–1867
 Qing Dynasty  Imperial Chinese Navy (北洋艦隊) 1871–1895
Roman Republic / Roman Empire Roman Navy (Classis) 311 BC–476 AD
 Russian Empire  Imperial Russian Navy 1696-1917
Sasanian Empire Sasanian navy ?-651
 Kingdom of Scotland  Royal Scots Navy Middle Ages –1707
 Soviet Union  Soviet Navy (Военно-морской флот СССР) 1920–1991
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia  Royal Yugoslav Navy 1918–1941
 SFR Yugoslavia  Yugoslav Navy 1946–1991
 Serbia and Montenegro  Navy of Serbia and Montenegro 2003–2006
 South Vietnam  Republic of Vietnam Navy 1952–1975
 Spanish Republic  Spanish Republican Navy 1931-1939
 Tamil Eelam Sea Tigers 1984-2009
 Republic of Texas  Texas Navy 1835-1846
 Two Sicilies  Real Marina of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies ?-1861
 Ukrainian People's Republic  Navy of the Ukrainian People's Republic 1917-1921
United States of America Continental Navy 1775–1785
 United States Union Navy 1861-1865
 Republic of Venice  Venetian Navy 8th Century-1797

See also

References

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