Grupo Alacrán

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Grupo Alacrán
Active 1952-present
Country  Argentina
Branch Gendarmería Nacional Argentina
Role Special Forces
Size Brigade

The Grupo Alacrán (Scorpion Group) is a special operations service of the Argentine National Gendarmerie, often referred as the Equipo Antiterrorista de Gendarmería (Gendarmerie Counter-terrorism Team). The division is headquartered in Evita City and responds to high-risk and counterterrorist situations throughout Argentina, but primarily in the rural areas. They also provide limited dignitary protection for government officials traveling in these areas. The members of this unit wear green berets with unit insignia.

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