Algeria Navy Nations // Middle East/North Africa



OVERVIEW The Algerian navy was established following independence in 1962. It is responsible for maritime patrol and search-and-rescue (SAR) operations in the Mediterranean Sea.  The navy is organized into three regional commands: Western, Central and Eastern.  A local industrial base, including a dry dock, can contribute to construction and repairs but foreign industry provides the bulk of the fleet.    PERSONNEL STRENGTH The personnel strength of the Algerian...

 

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