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MODERN NAVIES

 

India

personnel: 45,000
aircraft carrier: 1
destroyers: 8
frigates: 10
patrol ships: 53
submarines: 18
amphibious ships: 10
naval aircraft: 161

Future acquisitions:

1 Admiral Ghorshkov carrier
Russian or French naval fighters
nuclear submarines (from Russia?)
3 Delhi destroyers
3 improved Krivak frigates
large amphibious ship

source: Combat Fleets of the World 2000-2001

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Brazil

Aircraft carrier: 1
Destroyers/frigates: 14
Patrol ships: 49
Amphibious ships: 3
Submarines: 4

personnel: 36,700 + 15,100 marines

Future plans:
1 Tikuma class submarine
Small nuclear sub by 2010 (?)

Carrier is ex-French vessel Foch. Air wing consists of 15-18 skyhawks
purchased from Kuwait.

Source: Jane's fighting Ships 2002/2003 ed.

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Pakistan


submarines- 7
Destroyers/Frigates- 8
Fast Attack Craft- 6
Patrol Ships- 6
Mine ships- 3

Personnel- 25,100 + 5000 reserves

Future Acquisitions
2 "Agosta 90B" submarines
Chinese "Jiangwei 2" frigates (?)

Third Agosta will be fitted with Air-Independent-Propulsion
Pakistan says it will not acquire an aircraft carrier to match India.
Source: Jane's Fighting Ships 2002/2003

 

 

 

 

Spain

personnel- 22863
marines- 8895

Submarines- 8
Aircraft Carriers- 1
Frigates- 11
Corvettes- 4
Patrol ships- 34
Amphibious ships- 6
Mine ships- 9

Future additions
3 or 4 "Scorpene" class subs
4 "Bazan" missile frigates
amphibious assault carrier (?)

*Aircraft Carrier based on US Sea Control Ship of 1970's
*"Galicia" class LPD based on Dutch "Rotterdam"
source: Jane's Fighting Ships
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Great Britain

Ballistic Missile submarines- 4
Attack submarines- 12
Aircraft carriers- 3
Missile destroyers- 11
Frigates- 21
Amphibious assault ships- 7
Patrol ships- 21
Mine ships- 22

Personnel- 34,925
Marines-     6625

Future acquisitions:
2 heavy aircraft carriers
12 advanced destroyers
5 attack submarines
4 assault ships
Frigates to be replaced in 2013 (see notes)

Notes:
*Thales & BAE will team to build future carriers.
*Frigates to be replaced from 2013 with Future Surface Combatant
Program.
*No replacement for Trident SSBN in the forceable future.
http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk

Source: Jane’s fighting Ships

 

 

Argentina


Submarines- 3
Destroyers- 6
Frigates- 8
Patrol ships- 14
Mine ships- 2


Personnel- 18,500
Marines-     2800

Future acquisitions:
1 Meko 140 class "Gomez Roca"
Notes:
Plans for second hand "A69" frigates are unlikely.

See also:
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/argentina/navy.htm

Source: Jane’s Fighting Ships 2002/2003

 

 

South Africa

Submarines- 2
Patrol ships- 5
Minesweepers- 6

Naval Aircraft- 21

Personnel- 4728

Future acquisitions:
3 209 class (type 1400M) subs
4 Meko A-200 Type frigates see:
http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/meko/


Source: Jane’s Fighting Ships 2002/2003
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Iran

 
submarines- 3
frigates- 3
corvettes- 2
Fast Attack Craft- 20
Patrol Craft- 130+
Mine Ships- 3

Personnel- 18,000

 

***Notes***

*Naval Air Force Very Small
*Stocks of up to 3000 naval mines are reported
*About 200 Chines SSM's in 4 sites
*Large ships are very old
*Smaller ships and submarines are potential problems

Future acquisitions:
*1200 ton Corvette
Source: Jane’s Fighting Ships 2002/2003
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Japan

submarines- 16
destroyers- 44
frigates- 10
patrol ships- 5
amphibious ships- 8
mine ships- 31

Naval aircraft- 170

personnel- 45,812

Future acquisitions-
2x13,500 ton "Helicopter Destroyers" (aircraft carriers?)
4x"Oyashoi" subs
3000 ton submarine with air independent propulsion
2 Improved "Kongo" DDG's
5 "Takanami" DDG's

***Notes***
*One of the most technically advanced Navy's on earth.
*Actively seeking a greater role in world events.
*According to Jane's, may acquire Sea Harrier in time.
*"Osoomi" LPD is similar to Italian "San Giorgio" in having a "Through"
or carrier type deck and may get a ski ramp like British aircraft
carriers.

Source: Jane's Fighting Ships 2002/2003

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EGYPT

Submarines- 4
Destroyers- 1
Frigates- 11
Fast Attack Craft- 37
Amphibious ships- 12 (small)
Mine ships-15

Naval aircraft- 21 (others operated by air force)

Personnel:
18,500 active
14,000 reserves

Future acquisitions:
*2 rdm "Moray" submarines from Litton Ingalls to be delivered in 2008
*4 "Ambassador III" FAC (?)

***Notes***
*Three batteries of Ototmat SSM mounted on trucks.
*Two naval artillery brigades (army controlled) with 100 mm, 130mm, and
152mm cannon.
Source: Jane’s Fighting Ships 2002/2003

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