Argentine National Gendarmerie - Organization - Unit Structure

Unit Structure

  • A Section (Spanish: peloton) is a squad of several men.
  • A Group (Spanish: grupo) consists of several sections and is the basic operational unit of the Gendarmerie.
  • A Squadron (Spanish: escuadron) consists of three groups.
  • A Grouping (Spanish: agrupaciĆ³n) consists of several squadrons. This may be thought of as roughly corresponding to the level of command of a battalion or regiment.
  • Above the groupings are the regional commands and the staff of the National Directorate.

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