Coat of arms of the Amphibious Corps.
|Founded||1 July 2000|
|Part of||Swedish Navy|
|March||"För kustartilleriet" by Dohlin|
War in Afghanistan|
The Amphibious Corps (Swedish: Amfibiekåren, Amf) is the coastal defence arm of the Swedish Navy. Until 2000 it was known as the Coastal Artillery (Swedish: Kustartilleriet), but the name was changed to reflect its different role in a post-Cold War world, where its amphibious special operations arm, the Coastal Rangers, has grown in significance while its coastal batteries have been decommissioned.
The Amphibious Regiment is the main combat unit of the Amphibious Corps. With its anti-ship missiles, controllable mines and Coastal Rangers, as well as marine infantry units, it can exercise control in littoral areas.
The core component of the Amphibious Corps is the 1st Marine Regiment, primarily based at Berga naval base near Stockholm.
Also based in Gothenburg, is the Marine component of the 13th Security Battalion.
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