Venezuelan Military Statistics as of 2006:

Personnel:

· 34,000-member Army

· 18,300-member Navy

· 7,000-member Venezuelan Air Force

· 24,000-member National Guard of Venezuela

Navy:

· 2 submarines

· 6 frigates

Air Force:

· Approximately 80 fighters

· 27 attack helicopters

· Over 60 transport aircraft

-Tanks:

· The only main battle tank known is the French-made AMX-30, of immediate post-World War II vintage.

· Approximately 81 tanks

Light tanks or tank destroyers:

· M18 Hellcat Tank Destroyer: approx. 75

· AMX-13 (French light tank): approx. 36

· Scorpion 90 (British light tank): approx. 80

Source: Global Security