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Sweden Navy - On June 7, 1522, one year after the separation of Sweden from the Kalmar Union, Gustav Vasa purchased a number of ships from the hanseatic town of Lübeck which is often recorded in official Swedish history since the 19th century as the birth of the current Swedish Navy.

Naval Flag: Double-sided square banner. The primary colour is navy blue on both sides. A navy blue flag containing the state harp at its centre surrounded by a naval knotted rope decoration.

The Mexican Navy is one of the two independent Armed Forces of Mexico. The actual naval forces are called the Armada de México. The Navy consists of about 56,000 men and women plus reserves, over 189 ships, and about 130 aircraft. The Navy attempts to maintain a constant modernization program in order to upgrade its response capability.

La Voenno-Morskoj flot Rossijskoj Federacii (Marina Militare della Federazione Russa) nacque nel 1991 a seguito della dissoluzione dell'Unione Sovietica. A causa della forte crisi economica anche la marina vide ridursi i contributi e molte navi furono abbandonate nei porti. Con la ripresa economica in corso nella federazione anche gli stanziamenti per la marina sono in crescita. L'operatività dei mezzi è infatti in aumento e le esercitazioni navali sono riprese.

In 1998, according to a CIA report, the Cuban Navy had no functioning submarines, around 12 surface vessels that were combat ready, a 'weak' anti-surface warfare capability. By 2007, the Cuban Navy was assessed as being 3,000 strong by the IISS with six Osa-II and one Pauk class corvette. Almost all of the ships of the Cuban Navy have been decommissioned. The Cuban Navy also includes a small marine battalion called the Desembarco.

14 in battleship HMS Duke of York, victor over Scharnhorst at the Battle of North Cape in December 1943, pictured earlier that year off Iceland.

The Indonesian Navy was founded on September 10, 1945. Its role is to patrol Indonesia's immense coastline, to enforce and patrol the territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Indonesia, to protect Indonesia's maritime strategic interests, to protect the islands surrounding Indonesia, and to defend against seaborne threats. The Indonesian Navy is the largest navy in South East Asia based on the number of active personnel and ships.