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The French navy is responsible for maritime and naval aviation, as well as amphibious operations.

The navy is divided into an operational command and an organic command, which is responsible for ensuring that naval forces are mission ready.

Organic Command

The chief of naval staff (CNS) heads the organic command channel, which consists of four major forces: naval action force, submarine force, naval aviation and naval infantry.

The naval action force (FAN),...

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