Venezuelan Armed forces

Venezuela
Population
28,887,118
Military budget
0.7 billion $
Active personnel
330,000
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Caracas
Area: 916,445 km2
Population: 28,887,118
Etnic groups:
Religions: Roman Catholic 96%, Protestant 2%, other 2%

Military branches

The National Bolivarian Armed Forces (Fuerza Armada Nacional Bolivariana) Bolivarian Army, Bolivarian Navy, Bolivarian Military Aviation , Bolivarian National Guard, Bolivarian Militia.

Military service

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.

Military expenditures

Military budget
0.7 billion $

(USA)

Percent of GDP
0.35

Manpower

Active personnel
330,000

(China)

Reserve
8,000

(China)

Available
8,000,000

(China)

Land Forces

Tanks
312

(Russia)

AFV
1,152

(USA)

Artillery
200

(Russia)

Self-propelled guns
60

(Russia)

Rocket artillery
36
Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
-AMX-3084
-AMX-1336

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-FV101 Scorpion78
-Norinco CS/VP470
-Panhard AML S 53010
-TPz Fuchs14
-NORINCO VN-4656

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-AMX 155mm12

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber

Air Forces

Total aircraft
456

(USA)

Fighters
0

(China)

Multirole
42

(USA)

Attack
0

(Russia)

Helicopters
102

(USA)

UCAV (combat drone)
0

(USA)

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Mil Mi-263
-Bell 20517
-Bell 20610
-Bell 41221
-Sikorsky S-613

UCAV (combat drone)

TypeNameNumber
--

Navy

Total naval
37

(China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

(USA)

Destroyers
0

(USA)

Frigates
3

(China)

Corvettes
4

(Russia)

Submarines
2

(China)

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Mariscal Sucre class3

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
-Guaiquerí class4

Submarines

TypeNameNumber

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.