Collection

Infanteria de Marina de la Republica Argentina

Overview

Argentine Marine Infantry (Sp. Infanteria de Marina de la Republica Argentina (IMARA)) has the greatest combat experience in Latin America. Numerically, it is equal to a brigade. Argentine Marine Infantry Command (Sp. Comando de Infanteria de Marina (COIM)) is one of four operational commands of Argentine Navy.

Organization and Capabilities

Marine Infantry Command (Sp. Comando de la Infanteria de Marina (COIM))

  • Marine Infantry Forces in the Navy (Sp. Fuerza de Infanteria de Marina de la Flota de Mar (FAIF)
  • Command and Logistic Support Battalion (Sp. Batallon de Comando y Apoyo Logistico (BICA))
  • Marine Battalion No. 2 (Sp. Batallon de Infanteria de Marina No. 2 (BIM2))
  • Field Artillery Battalion No. 1 (Sp. Batallon de Artilleria de Campana No. 1 (BIAC))
  • Air Defense Battalion (Sp. Batallon Antiaereo (BIAA))
  • Signal Battalion No. 1 (Sp. Batallon de Comunicaciones No. 1 (BIC1))
  • Amphibious Commandos Group (Sp. Agrupacion Comandos Anfibios (APCA))
  • Amphibious Battalion No. 1 (Sp. Batallon de Vehiculos Anfibios No. 1 (BIVH))
  • Amphibious Engineer Company (Sp. Compania de Ingenieros Anfibios (CKIA))
  • Southern Marine Infantry Forces (Sp. Fuerza de Infanteria de Marina Austral (FAIA))
  • Marine Battalion No. 4 (Sp. Batallon de Infanteria de Marina No. 4 (BIM4))
  • Marine Battalion No. 5 (Sp. Batallon de Infanteria de Marina No. 5 (BIM5))
  • Naval Rio Grande Detachment (Sp. Destacamento Naval Rio Grande (DNRD))
  • Marine Battalion No. 3 (Sp. Batallon de Infanteria de Marina No. 3 (BIM3))
  • Security Units (Sp. Unidades de Seguridad)
  • Security Battalion of Major Naval Headquarters (Sp. Batallon de Seguridad del Estado Mayor General de la Armada (BISA))
  • Puerto Belgrano Naval Base Security Battalion (Sp. Batallon de Seguridad de la Base Naval Puerto Belgrano (BISP))
  • Quartermaster Corps (Sp. Agrupacion Servicios de Cuartel (APSC))
  • “Baterias” Marine Infantry Base (Sp. Base Naval de Infanteria de Marina “Baterias” (BNIM))
  • Marine Infantry School (Sp. Escuela de Infanteria de Marina (ESIM))
  • Marine Infantry Instruction and Evaluation Command (Sp. Comando de Instruccion y Evaluacion de la Infanteria de Marina (COIE))

2002 year