601 Assault Helicopter Battalion

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The 601 Assault Helicopter Battalion (Spanish: Batallón de Helicópteros de Asalto 601) is a helicopter unit of the Argentine Army. This battalion is the main helicopter unit of the Argentine Army Aviation and is based on Campo de Mayo, Buenos Aires. The unit is composed by Bell UH-1H and Aerospatiale Puma helicopters. It is organised in two assault companies. The unit motto is Non Sufficit Orbis. It took part in the Falklands War ( Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas ) in 1982 with its original name "601 Combat Aviation Battalion" (Batallón de Aviación de Combate 601). The members of the Army Aviation wear dark blue berets with Army Aviation badges.

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