Portugal Navy Nations // North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

OVERVIEW The Portuguese navy (Marinha Portuguesa) is organized into one major command and five subordinate maritime zone commands. The subordinate command zones are: the Azores, Madeira, North, Center and South.   PERSONNEL STRENGTH The total active manpower of the Portuguese navy is 9,850. The naval marines number about 1,450; they are organized into two light infantry battalions, as well as a police and special operations detachment and a mortar company.   ...


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