Snapshot of Venezuelan Military Resources

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