4th Parachute Brigade (Argentina)

4 Brigada Paracaidista
Country  Argentina
Branch Argentine Army
Role Airborne
Size Brigade

The 4th Parachute Brigade is a unit of the Argentine Army specialised in airborne assault operations. It is based in Córdoba, Córdoba Province. The Rapid Deployment Force (FDR) is based on this unit. The members of the unit wear the red berets of the paratroopers with unit badges. As of 2009 it consists of:

The Yarará Parachute Knife is a specially made dagger issued to Argentine paratroopers with a handguard that functions as a knuckleduster. Current issue models come with an emergency blade in the crossguard.[1]


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