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A Navy is a the branch of the armed services of a state which conducts all military operations at sea. It usually consists of 2+ Naval Fleet's, in former days the British Royal Navy formed a total of sixteen fleets between 1690 and 1971 and it maintained and average of three to five from 1914 to 1971.

Today the only countries with more than one fleet are the United States Navy that consists of seven fleets in operation. The Russian Navy maintains four fleets, the Chinese Navy has three operating fleets and the Indian Navy has two operating fleets.

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