Plannings

The personal of the German Navy will be reduced to 27,200 Soldiers (-1,800). For this reduction plan called "Marine 2005" (Navy 2005) some ports/garrisons will be closed and Navy Schools will be combined on less places. This means a reduction from 14 schools down to five. The fleet will change to:

Due to trainings and repairs it's only possible to use 40% of the ships to build two task forces for multinational operations at one time.

source: German Ministry of Defense (German only)