The Armed Forces of Argentina ( Spanish Fuerzas Armadas de la Republica Argentina ) - a collection of troops of the Republic of Argentina , designed to protect the freedom, independence and territorial integrity of the state. Consist of ground forces , naval and air forces . The call has been canceled since 1994. [one]
|Fuerzas Armadas de la Republica Argentina|
Argentine Armed Forces
Emblem of the unified command of the Argentine armed forces
|Subordination||Argentine Ministry of Defense|
|Type of||Military establishment|
|Nicknames||Legionnaires of San Martin|
|Acting commander||Mauricio Macri|
|Famous Commanders||Christina Kirchner|
Isabel Martinez de Peron
Alejandro Agustin Lanusse Helly
Argentine ground forces are one of the types of Argentine armed forces . Regionally consist of three operational commands - North-West, North-Eastern and Southern.
The ground forces include 3 Staff corps 11 brigades (2 armored, 4 mechanized, airborne , infantry for the jungle Action, 2 gornopehotnye, training) motokavaleriysky regiment (escort President ) mechanized infantry battalion, artillery group, 2 antiaircraft artillery groups, army aviation group , engineering battalion. The strategic reserve includes tank, mechanized and airborne brigades, which are subordinated to the headquarters of the corps in everyday situations.
The ground forces have 230 main and 128 light tanks, 123 infantry fighting vehicles , 123 combatants , 518 armored personnel carriers , 200 towed and 20 self-propelled guns , 6 MLRS , 1,760 mortars , 600 ATGM , 97 anti-aircraft guns , 80 MANPADS , 44 aircraft and 53 helicopters [ 2] .
- Conscription and service life in countries of the world (Inaccessible link) . The appeal date is February 10, 2012. Archived on June 13, 2012.
- Libro Blanco de la Defensa 2010. Ministerio de Defensa Archive dated December 16, 2011 on the Wayback Machine