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Venezuelan Armed forces

Venezuela
Population
Military budget
Active personnel
Nuclear weapons
31 568 179
4 billion $
323 000
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Caracas
Area: 916 445 km2
Population: 31 568 179
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
4 billion $

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Percent of GDP
1

% of the highest value in the world (North Korea)

Manpower

Active personnel
323 000

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Reserve
400 000

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Available
8 000 000

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Land Forces

Tanks
312

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

AFV
1 152

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Artillery
200

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Self-propelled guns
60

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Rocket artillery
36

% of the highest value in the world (North Korea)

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

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Fighters
0

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Multirole
42

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Attack
0

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Helicopters
102

% of the highest value in the world (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

Navy

Total naval
37

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Destroyers
0

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Frigates
3

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Corvettes
4

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Submarines
2

% of the highest value in the world (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