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Vessels of the French Navy at Port des Galets naval base in Réunion

A military base is where a country keeps its armed forces. It could be an air base, an army base, or a navy base. It could be inside its home country, in a different, friendly country, or in a country being invaded or occupied.


The name used generally refers to the type of military that uses the base.

A military base may go different names, such as the following:

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