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Gulf and Caribbean Sea Naval Force
Country Mexico
Branch Mexican Navy
Service history
Active February 11, 1972 – present
Role Maritime Security, Search and Rescue, Coastal Defense
Commanders Admiral José de Jesús Marte Camarena Zepeda

The Gulf and Caribbean Sea Naval Force (Fuerza Naval del Golfo y Mar Caribe), is the maritime division of the Mexican Navy, whose primary objective is to safeguard and protect coastlines and territorial seas of Mexico bordering the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. The Fuerza Naval del Golfo y Mar Caribe were created in the same date as its Pacific counterpart on February 11, 1972.

Current CompositionEdit

The Naval Force is divided into 3 Naval Regions (Región Naval), 6 Naval Zones (Zona Naval), and 5 Naval Sectors (Sector Naval):

  • First Naval Region Northern Gulf (RN-1) – Tuxpan, Veracruz
    • First Naval Zone (ZN-1) – Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas
      • Naval Sector Matamoros, Tamaulipas
      • Naval Sector La Pesca, Tamaulipas
    • Third Naval Zone (ZN-3) – Veracruz, Veracruz
      • Naval Sector Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz
  • Third Naval Region Campeche (RN-3) – Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche
    • Fifth Naval Zone (ZN-5) – Frontera, Tabasco
    • Seventh Naval Zone (ZN-7) – Lerma, Campeche
      • Naval Sector Champoton, Campeche
  • Fifth Naval Region Caribbean (RN-5) – Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo
    • Ninth Naval Zone (ZN-9) Yucalpeten, Yucatán
    • Eleventh Naval Zone (ZN-11) – Chetumal, Quintana Roo
      • Naval Sector Conzumel, Quintana Roo

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