Escuadrilla Puma

of the Argentine Coast Guard

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Search and Rescue
Secondary Role: Transport
First Formed: ?
Parent Unit: Coast Guard HQ
Current Status: Active


No unit history known. The remaining helicopter is normally based at Bartolomé de la Colina IAP in Mar del Plata.


Type Qty Service Example Serials
Aérospatiale SA.330L Puma 3 1980 – Present 11-13

Unit Markings

Escuadrilla Puma

Main Bases

Base Duration
Base Aérea Oficial Principal Balestra/Puerto Nuevo 1980 – Present


None currently available.

More Information


  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/2010 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

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