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The Gendarmerie Navale, or Gendarmerie maritime, is a 1 100-man strong corps of the French Navy. Like its land-based counterpart, the Gendarmerie, it is a military unit carrying out police operations. Navy officers on the bridges of the Motte-Picquet frigate French Navy summer uniforms Frigate division of the French Navy in Toulon harbour The French Navy (Marine Nationale) is the second-largest Western European navy (the largest being the Royal Navy). ... French Navy jack and ensign. ... The Force dAction Navale (FAN) is the 12,000-man and about 100-ship strong backbone of the French Navy. ... The Force Océanique Stratégique (FOST, Strategic Oceanic Force) are the strategic submarine forces of the French Navy. ... The Aviation Navale (Naval Air Force) of the French Navy includes 162 airplanes (138 of them combat-capable) and 6 800 men, both civilians and military personel. ... The Naval Light Infantry and Naval Commandos units are under command of the Force Maritime des Fusiliers Marins et Commandos (FORFUSCO) in Lorient. ... Categories: Stub ... The Fusiliers de Marine, or fusiliers marins, are units specialised in the protection and defence of sensitive points of the French Navy on land. ... // Aircraft carriers Charles de Gaulle nuclear aricraft carrier Charles de Gaulle Planned: Second aircraft carrier Projection and Command vessels Mistral Projection and Command vessel Mistral class - 2 ships Mistral Tonnerre Helicopter Carriers Jeanne dArc Jeanne dArc (normally used for training) (Note that most amphibious ships are capable of... List of British fleets of World War I British Grand Fleet List of British fleets of World War II British Eastern Fleet British Home Fleet British Mediterranean Fleet British Pacific Fleet List of United States fleets US Atlantic Fleet US Pacific Fleet US Asiatic Fleet For a list of numbered... One of ancien régime Frances Secretaries of State was entrusted with control of the French Navy. ... The rank insigna are weared on epaulettes of shirts and white jackets, and on sleeves for navy jackets and mantels. ... The French Navy (Marine Nationale) is the naval arm of the French military and is the second-largest Western European navy (the largest being the United Kingdoms Royal Navy). ... Gendarmes guarding the Paris Hall of Justice Gendarmerie motorcyclists police the roads and autoroutes of rural France. ...

Its missions include immigration control, monitoring of fishing operations, police at sea, and search and rescue operations.

  Results from FactBites:
Gendarmerie mobile (créée loi 22-7-1921) : 17 187 personnes ; 129 escadrons, 6 pelotons spéciaux de sécurité, 1 groupement de sécurité et d'intervention (GSIGN).
Toutes les unités de gendarmerie d'une région de gendarmerie sont placées sous l'autorité d'un général.
Gendarmerie de l'armement.  Créée 1973, 1 état-major et 3 compagnies.
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