601 Air Assault Regiment

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Regimiento de Asalto Aéreo 601
Active 2003 - present
Country  Argentina
Branch Ejercito Argentino Escudo.pngArgentine Army
Type Special Forces
Role Special Reconnaissance
Light Infantry
Air Assault
Airborne Operations
Size regiment
Part of Rapid Deployment Force
Garrison/HQ Campo de Mayo, Buenos Aires
Motto "Sapientia et Labore"
Colors red

The 601 Air Assault Regiment (Spanish: Regimiento de Asalto Aéreo 601) is a special operations unit of the Argentine Army.

History and Composition[edit]

The unit was created in January of 2003.

The regiment is divided in three assault companies:

  • A Company
  • B Company
  • C Company

Currently, the regiment is based on Campo de Mayo, Buenos Aires and is under the command of the Rapid Deployment Force as part of the Special Operations Forces Group.

Unit insignia[edit]

The members of this unit wear red claret (borravino) berets with unit badges.

Its motto is "Sapientia et Labore".

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