Naval Force Protection Battalion (Germany)

Naval Force Protection Battalion (Seebataillon)

Coat of arms of the German Naval Force Protection Battalion
Active 2014–present
Country Germany Germany
Branch German Navy
Type naval infantry
Size 800
Garrison/HQ Eckernförde
Fregattenkapitän Arne Krüger

The Naval Force Protection Battalion (German: Seebataillon) is a land formation of the German Navy formed in Eckernförde on 1 April 2014.


The Naval Force Protection Battalion is made up of around 800 sailors and structured into four companies plus support elements. Every company, led by a lieutenant commander (Korvettenkapitän, OF-3), is specialized in specific field of force protection.


Personal Weapons

Anti-Tank- / Anti-Structure Weapons


Name Type Picture
Eagle IV Armored car (military)
Dingo 1/2 Infantry mobility vehicle
MAN trucks Truck
Mercedes-Benz Axor 1829 A 4x4 Truck
Unimog trucks Truck
Mercedes-Benz 250 GD "Wolf" Utility car


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