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Kenya has a navy oriented towards coastal defense duties. Since most major cities are located in the interior, the navy has a relatively small role in Kenya's defensive strategy. A small patrol fleet is maintained on the Indian Ocean coastline; paramilitary naval forces are assigned to interior lake and river networks.


The total active manpower of the Kenyan navy is approximately 1,600, including 120 in the clearance diving unit, a special operations...

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