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A country's military force that that conducts naval warfare Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: military
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
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Status: approvedPage for proposal

The tag military_service=navy is added to military establishments, facilities and features to indicate that they are operated by the Navy: a country's military force that primarily conducts naval warfare

It is to be used for all Navy units, be they Regular, full-time forces, or part-time, volunteer Reserve forces.

This tag is not to be used for such groups as youth-based Military Cadets, military historical or re-enactment groups, or Veterans groups.

How to map

Create an area around the grounds or a node at the centre and add military_service=navy to a primary feature tag such as landuse=military, to map a military establishment or facility that is operated by the Navy.

Tags used in combination

  • landuse=military
  • military=base - for a naval base
  • name=* - <name of the feature> e.g. Her Majesty's Naval Base, Portsmouth / Enoggera Barracks
  • operator=* - <the name of the Service that operates the feature in the local language>

Possible tagging mistakes

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