OVERVIEW The Republic of Argentina, the second-largest nation in South America, after Brazil, has lengthy land borders with Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. It also has a long coastline and several island interests, including a claim to the disputed Islas Malvinas (Falkland Islands) in the Atlantic Ocea n. Argentina occupied the Falklands in 1982, but a British task force retook them in the ensuing Falklands War; 700 Argentines were killed in the fighting. Argentina continues...
Please log in to continue reading.
Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.
Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…
- More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
- Nearly every country’s armed forces
- Militant organizations