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1 Assault Group Royal Marines (1 AGRM)

1 AGRM is the parent unit for a number of Royal Marines squadrons which provide landing craft support for Britain's amphibious assault ships and landing dock platforms.

4 Assault Group Royal Marines
A Royal Marine with 4ASRM man a general purpose machine gun (GPMG) mounted on a LCVP Mk5.

Other units under the 1 AGRM umbrella include:

  • 539 Assault Squadron Royal Marines
    539 Assault Squadron Royal Marines (539 ASRM) are 3 Commando Brigade's (3 CDO BDE) small boat specialists. While still having 1AGRM as its parent organisation, the unit is under operational control of 3 CDO BDE.

    more info: 539 ASRM

  • 10 (Landing Craft) Training Squadron
    • Specialist Landing Craft Career training (LC3, LC2 and LC1 and LCOQ Course)
    • Amphibious training for Royal Marines recruits, young Officers and men undergoing the All Arms Commando Courses
    • Training Royal Navy, Police and Customs in small boat operations
    • Engineering and navigation training for the Assault Squadrons (4,6,9 & 539 ASRM)
    • Specially tailored LC Specialist training for 2 Raiding Troop from the Royal Marines Reserve.
    • Surface Maneuver expertise to the wider amphibious community.

  • 11 Amphibious Test and Trials Squadron (11 ATT)
    Based at Royal Marines Instow, Devon

  • The Royal Navy School of Board and Search
    Trains Royal Marine Boarding Teams (RMBT)

LCU
40 Commando, Royal Marines, boarding a Landing Craft Utlity (LCU) of the type operated by the squadrons of 1 Assault Group Royal Marines.
U.S. Navy photo by Journalist 1st Class Joseph Krypel.

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