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Argentine Republic (República Argentina)

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Argentinian Paramilitary Forces: Paramilitary 31,240 Personnel
Coast Guard / Prefectura Naval (PNA) 13,240 Personnel

• Prefectura Naval

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

AIRCRAFT No combat capable. Total 7 Patrol Aircrafts.

Transport 5 Tpt ac:
5 CASA 212-300 Aviocar;

Utility 2 Utl ac:
2 Piper PA-28 Cherokee;

HELICOPTER No combat capable. Total 6 Patrol Helicopters.

Search and Rescue
1 SAR hel:
1 Aérospatiale AS 565MA Panther
Support 1 Spt hel:
1 Aérospatiale AS-330L Puma (SA-330L);
Utility 2 utl hel:
2 Aérospatiale AS-365N2 Dauphin 2

Rotary Flying Training 2 Trg hel:
2 Schweizer 300C

  Argentinian Coast Guard Aviation Main Headquarters: HQ Located at Buenos Aires
  (The Prefecture's main facility is located in the Edificio Guardacostas (which translates as "the Coastguard Building") at 235 E. Madero Avenue, Buenos Aires.)

Coast Guard Aviation Airfields and Airbases Organisation:
10 Regions - The PNA is divided into ten zones:

Alto Paraná (prefectures of Posadas, Iguazú, San Javier, Itá Ibaté, Ituzaingó, Libertador General San Martín, and Eldorado)
Alto Uruguay
Paraná Superior and Paraguay (prefectures of Corrientes, Formosa, Barranqueras, Pilcomayo, Reconquista, Goya, and Paso de la Patria e Itatí)
Lower Uruguay (prefectures of Concepción del Uruguay, Gualeguaychú, Colón, Concordia, Salto Grande, and Federación)
Lower Paraná
Río de la Plata
North Argentine Sea
South Argentine Sea
Lacustre and Comahu

Argentinian Coast Guard inventory equipment:
Patrol and Coastal Combatants  32+: PCO 7: PCI 20: PCR 150+

Official website:

Argentina AF

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• IAI in talks to sell upgraded Kfirs to Argentina  (2.4.2014)

Argentine officials confirm joint-production talks over China's FC-1 fighter

• Argentine officials confirm joint-production talks over China's FC-1 fighter  (23.6.2013)

• Liebherr-Aerospace Selected for IA-63 Pampa Program  (29.5.2013)

• FIDAE 2012: FAdeA to push ahead with Chinese helicopter production  (27.3.2012)

• Falklands’ war tested modernized Super Etendard in Argentine Navy’s agenda  (12.11.2011)

• Argentina Air Force to Re-engine Pucara Fleet with PT6A-62s

• C-130H Avionics Upgrade for Argentina Air Force


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