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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 4 ASRM 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.

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  • 10 Landing Craft Training Squadron
    • Specialist Landing Craft Career training (L3, L2 and L1 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
    Based at Royal Marines Instow, Devon

1 AGRM (with the exception 11 Amphibious Test and Trials Squadron) is based at Poole Dorset, along with the Special Boat Service and 148 Commando Forward Observation Battery Royal Artillery

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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