germany Marineflieger

German Navy


The Marineflieger were founded after the reestablishment of the Bundeswehr (germany armed forces)  in 1956.

21jun56 - Kommando der Marineflieger (Command of Naval Air) established at Kiel-Holtenau
01jan67 - Kommando der Marineflieger became Marinefliegerkommando(Naval Air Command)
11jul69 - Marinefliegerkommando became Marinefliegerdivision (Naval Air Division)
01apr94 - Marinefliegerdivision became Flottille der Marineflieger (Naval Air Fleet)
30jun06 - Flottille der Marineflieger disbanded. The remaining two wings are directly subordinate to the Fleet Command

  List of Units

Marinefliegerhubschraubergruppe - Naval Helicopter Group MFHGR19911994
Marinefliegerlehrgruppe - Naval Air Training Group 19691997
Marinefliegergeschwader 3 - Naval Aviation Wing 3 MFG31958
Marinefliegergeschwader 4 - Naval Aviation Wing 4 MFG419631969
Marinefliegergeschwader 5 - Naval Aviation Wing 5 MFG51958

  Bases and Locations

Base Unit
NordholzMFG5 , MFG3

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Westland Sea King 231973
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