The Navy of the Dominican Republic or Armada de Republica Dominicana (A.R.D), is one of the three branches of the Military of the Dominican Republic, together with the Army and the Air Force.
The Navy maintaines several naval stations and detachments, but has two main bases:
- Base Naval 27 de Febrero, located in the city of Santo Domingo, the Chief of Staff and the Naval Academy «Vice-Admiral Cesar de Windt Lavandier» are located here
- Base Naval de Las Calderas, located in Peravia Province, is the largest naval base. The Bahia Las Calderas Naval Shipyard (ANABALCA)is located here. This shipyard is responsible for the maintenance of naval units of the fleet, as well as civilian vessels. Military and civilian vessels, such as tugs, boats, barges, pilot boats have also been built at this site.