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602 Commando Company

The 602 Commando Company is a special operations unit of the Argentine Army, created May 21, 1982.

The company is based on Cordoba Province. The members of the unit wear green berets with unit badges. The company is divided in 3 assault sections.

They fought in the Falklands War . The commander of the company was Major Aldo Rico.

The first section fought in the Battle of Top Malo House on 31 May 1982. The section was defeated and the survivors captured in the encounter with the British Mountain and Arctic Warfare Cadre, a Royal Marines unit, attached to the 3 Commando Brigade.Van Der Bijl, Nicholas: Argentine Forces in the Falklands. Osprey Publishing, 1992. page 20. ISBN 1855322277

The second section uncovered an Observation Post manned by Royal Marines commandos near Mount Wall on 10 June, seizing communications equipment and forcing the British to withdraw with the support of artillery fire.

See also

Rapid Deployment Force (Argentina)

Special Operations Forces Group

601 Air Assault Regiment

601 Commando Company

Argentine Army

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