Paraguay Navy Nations // South America

OVERVIEW The Paraguayan navy is primarily a river and harbor guard force in the Paraguay and Parana rivers. In recent years, counterinsurgency and counter-narcotics have become a prime concern. The navy theoretically has access to the sea more than 1,000 miles down the Parana River, which is controlled by Argentina. Forces under navy control also include a coast guard, a naval aviation section and marines (naval infantry). The marines make up about half the total.   PERSONNEL...


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