To carry out military actions ashore from the sea. Specifically, to provide the Landing Forces required to execute not only Amphibious Operations, but also any operations related to Naval Campaigns.
The Spanish Marine Corps consists of approximately 6000 highly trained personnel who are formed into the following three main elements:
Comandancia General (Marine Headquarters)
The SPMC Commandant (COMGEIM) exercises administrative command over all Marine units and is responsible for their combat and logistical readiness. The COMGEIM is supported by his Staff (Comandancia General) that advises, plans, disseminates, controls, and analyzes issues oriented to the tactical and logistical readiness of the SPMC.
The Force is structured as follows:
Marine Force Support
Force Support is responsible for providing personnel, logistical, and fiscal support to the force. In addition, Marine Force Support assigns personnel to the following training and doctrine units: