Mexico Navy Nations // Central America/Caribbean

OVERVIEW The Mexican navy consists of two fleets, a naval air arm and a marine corps. Mexico has an extensive coastline on both the Pacific Ocean and on the Gulf of Mexico, with no connecting naval passageway. For this reason, Mexico maintains naval commands on two coasts. The Gulf Command and the Pacific Ocean Command are divided into six naval zones in the Gulf and 11 Pacific naval zones that roughly follow the boundaries of the coastal states. (See "Deployment," below, for additional information.)...


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