Argentina Navy Nations // South America

OVERVIEW The navy of the Argentine Republic (Armada Republica Argentina, ARA) has several maritime roles, including search-and-rescue, maritime control and navigational safety. Ongoing border disputes with the U.K. over the Islas Malvinas (Falklands Islands) and simmering tensions with Chile over demarcation of the Strait of Magellan have continued to influence both naval procurement plans and strategy. Further afield, Argentina maintains a semi-permanent presence on the Antarctic...


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