Navy Command (Germany)
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Navy Command Germany
Navy Command
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Marinekommando (MarKdo)
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Active1 October 2012
Country Germany
Branch German Navy
TypeHigh command
Inspector of the NavyVice Admiral Andreas Krause
Deputy Inspector of the NavyVice Admiral Rainer Brinkmann
Chief of StaffRear Admiral Karsten Schneider [de]

The Navy Command (German: Marinekommando, MarKdo) is the high command of the German Navy of the Bundeswehr as well as the staff of the Inspector of the Navy, the Navy's highest commander. It was formed in 2012, as a merger of the Navy Office (Marineamt), Naval Staff (Führungsstab der Marine), and Fleet Command (Flottenkommando), as part of a larger reorganization of the Bundeswehr. It is based in Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.[1]


The Navy Command is led by the Inspector of the Navy ranked Vice admiral, he is assisted by the Deputy Inspector of the Navy and Commander of the Fleet, as well as the Navy Commands Chief of Staff.

The command is structured in five departments. The forces of the Navy are assigned to the different departments heads.

and the command staff.


  1. ^ Schimpf, Axel (2013). "Das Marinekommando in Rostock - Die Marine auf Zukunftskurs". Marineforum (in German) (1/2): 22ff.

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