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Argentine Navy

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The Argentine Navy or Navy of the Argentine Republic or Armada of the Argentine Republic (Spanish: Armada de la República ArgentinaARA, also Armada Argentina) is the navy of Argentina. It is one of the three branches of the Armed Forces of the Argentine Republic, together with the Army and the Air Force. Each ship of the Argentine Navy is designated with the prefix "ARA" before its name.

The Argentine Navy day is celebrated on May 17, anniversary of the victory achieved in 1814 in the Battle of Montevideo over the Spanish fleet during the war of Independence.

Active Ships[edit]

  • Rivadavia-class Aircraft Carrier (2) - 2008
    • ARA Bernadino Rivadavia (V-03)
    • ARA Mariano Moreno (V-04)
  • Cabo San Antonio-class (De Soto County class) Tank Landing Ship (1) - 1977
    • ARA Cabo San Antonio (Q-42)
  • Almirante Brown-class Destroyer (4) - 1983
    • ARA Almirante Brown (D-10)
    • ARA La Argentina (D-11)
    • ARA Heroína (D-12)
    • ARA Sarandí (D-13)
  • Drummond-class Corvette (3) - 1978
    • ARA Drummond (P-31)
    • ARA Guerrico (P-32)
    • ARA Granville (P-33)
  • Espora-class Corvette (6) - 1995
    • ARA Espora (P-41)
    • ARA Rosales (P-42)
    • ARA Spiro (P-43)
    • ARA Parker (P-44)
    • ARA Robinson (P-45)
    • ARA Gómez Roca (P-46)
  • Salta-class Submarine (2) - 1974
    • ARA Salta (S-31)
    • ARA San Luis (S-32)
  • Santa Cruz-class Submarine (6) - 1984
    • ARA Santa Cruz (S41)
    • ARA San Juan (S-42)
    • ARA Santa Fe (S-43)
    • ARA Santiago del Estero (S-44)
    • ARA Río Negro (S-45)
    • ARA Chubut (S-46)
  • Costa Sur-class Transport (3) - 1978
    • ARA Canal de Beagle (B-3)
    • ARA Bahia San Blas (B-4)
    • ARA Cabo de Hornos (B-5)
  • Almirante Irizar-class icebreaker (1) - 1978
    • ARA Almirante Irizar (Q-5)
  • Puerto Deseado-class oceanographic ship (1) - 1979
    • ARA Puerto Deseado (Q-20)
  • Ingeniero Krause-class tanker (1) - 1993
    • ARA Ingeniero Julio Krause (B-13)
  • Durance-class Fleet Tanker (1) - 1999
    • ARA Patagonia (B-1)
  • Ciudad de Zárate-class (Red class) Multipurpose Ship (3) - 2000
    • ARA Ciudad de Zárate (Q-61) - former USCGC Red Cedar (WLM 688)
    • ARA Ciudad de Rosario (Q-62) - former USCGC Red Wood (WLM 685)
    • ARA Punta Alta (Q-63) - former USCGC Red Birch (WLM 687)
  • Austral-class Icebreaker (1) - 2015
    • ARA Austral (Q-21) - former R/V Sonne
  • Teniente Olivieri-class Aviso (1) - 1987
    • ARA Teniente Olivieri (A-2)
  • Neftegaz-class Aviso (4) - 2015
    • ARA Puerto Argentino (A-21)
    • ARA Estrecho San Carlos (A-22)
    • ARA Bahía Agradable (A-23)
    • ARA Islas Malvinas (A-24)
  • Intrépida-class Patrol Vessel (2) - 1974
    • ARA Intrépida (P-85)
    • ARA Indómita (P-86)
  • Baradero-class (Dabur class) Patrol Vessel (4) - 1978
    • ARA Baradero (P-61)
    • ARA Barranqueras (P-62)
    • ARA Clorinda (P-63)
    • ARA Concepción del Uruguay (P-64)
  • Punta Mogotes-class (Point class) Patrol Vessel (2) - 1999
    • ARA Punta Mogotes (P-65) - former USCGS Point Hobart (WPB-82377)
    • ARA Río Santiago (P-66) - former USCGS Point Carrew (WPB-82374)
  • Libertad-class tall ship (1) - 1963
    • ARA Libertad (Q-2)
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