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The Madagascar navy is again a separate component of the military following the breakup of the joint aeronaval force. The navy is primarily a coastal patrol force with little blue-water capability.

Maritime air support is assigned to the air force.


The total active manpower of the navy is 500 personnel, including a 100-person company of naval infantry (marines).


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