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Bolivarian National Army 63,000 personnel (Ejercito Nacional Bolivariano, ENB) (Ejército Nacional Bolivariana)

 

BOLIVARIAN NATIONAL ARMY AVIATION • Ejército Nacional Bolivariana

 

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

Avn 1 comd (1 ac bn, 1 armd hel bn, 1 reccce bn)

 

AIRCRAFT No combat capable. Total 26 Aircrafts.

 

Transport 17 Tpt ac:

4 IAI-102/201/202 Arava;

1 Beech C90 King Air;

12 M28 Skytruck

 

Utility 8 Utl ac:

2 Cessna 206;

2 Cessna 207 Stationair;

1 Cessna 172;

3 Cessna 182 Skylane

 

Training 1 Trg ac:

1 C-90 King Air 

 

HELICOPTER 10 Attack capable. Total 54 Helicopters.

 

Anti-Armour Attack 10 Atk hel:

10 Mil Mi-35M2 Hind-F Caribe;

 

Support 37 Spt hel :

18 Mil Mi-17-1V Hip-H;

2 Sikorsky AS-61D SeaKing;

10 Bell 412EP;

2 Bell 412SP;

4 UH-1H in store;

1 Bell 205A-1 in store

 

Heavy Transport 3 Hvy Tpt hel:

3 Mil Mi-26T2 Pemon (Halo);

 

Utility 4 Utl hel:

3 Bell 206B Jet Ranger,

1 Bell 206L-3 Longranger II

 

Ordered:

4 Ansat

 

RADAR • LAND

  RASIT (veh, arty)

 

MISSILES

  ASM AS-11 Kilter

 

 

Army Air Defence Systems

AD • Armd 1 div (4th) 1 AD bty;Inf 1 div (1st) 1 AAA bty;1 div (2nd) 1 AD Bty; AD 1 bty with 8 Tor M1 (18 more to be delivered)

 

SAM 125

10 Roland-2 launcher (125 Roland-2)

 

MANPAD 200

200 RBS-70; MBDA Mistral - Atlas

 

GUNS

SP

40mm 6+ AMX-13 Rafaga

TOWED

40mm M-1; L/70

 

 

FACILITIES

  National Bolivianian Army Aviation Main Headquarters: Base Aérea Francisco de Miranda, La Carlota, Caracas

 

  Ejército Nacional Bolivariana Airfields and Air Bases (Current Order of Battle):

 

  Caracas/La Carlota IAP/BA Miranda - Comando de la Aviación del Ejército "Gral. En Jefe, León de Febres Cordero"

 

Valle de la Pascua/Valle de la Pascua AP

Batallón de Aviones: M-28, Cessna 206/207

Batallón de Helicópteros/Destacamento: A-109, Bell 412EP

 

Caracas/La Carlota IAP/BA Miranda

Batallón de Aviones/Destacamento: M-28, Arava, King Air

Batallón de Helicópteros: AS-61D, A-109, UH-1H, Mi-17, Mi-26T, Mi-35M

Batallón Especial de Reconocimiento: civil ac

Centro de Abastecimiento de Aviación del Ejército

San Felipe/Nestor Arias AP

Batallón de Helicópteros/Destacamento: A-109, Bell 412EP, Mi-17, Mi-35M

Escuela de Aviación del Ejército: Cessna 182, Bell 206L

 

Charallave/Machado Zuloaga AP

Centro de Mantenimiento de Aviación del Ejército

 

Organisations by Service Notes:

Army 63,000 personnel.

Forces by Role (Current order of battle):

Armd 1 div (4th) (1 armd bde, 1 Lt armd bde, 1 mot cav bde, 1 AD bty)

Mot Cav 1 div (9th) (1 mot cav bde, 1 ranger bde, 1 sec and spt bde)

Inf 1 div (1st) (1 armd unit, 1 SF unit, 2 inf bde, 1 arty unit, 1 AAA bty, 1 spt unit);

1 div (2nd) (2 inf bde, 2 ranger bde (each: 2 ranger bn), 1 AD Bty, 1 special dev and security bde);

1 div (3rd) (1 inf bde, 1 ranger bde (2 ranger bn), 1 comms regt, 1 MP bde)

lt Inf 1 div (5th) (2 jungle inf bde each (3 jungle inf bn, 1 hy mor bty), 1 engr bn, 1 cav sqn)

AD 1 bty with 8 Tor M1 (18 more to be delivered)

AB 1 para bde

Cbt Engr 1 corps (3 regt)

Avn 1 comd (1 ac bn, 1 armd hel bn, 1 reccce bn)

Logistics 1 Log Comd (2 regt )

 

Inventory Equipment by Type Notes:

MBT 173: 92 T-72M1M, 81 AMX-30V

LT TK 109: 31 AMX-13; 78 Scorpion 90

RECCE 431: 42 Dragoon 300 LFV2; 79 V-100/-150; 310 UR-53AR50 Tiuna

IFV 237: 123 BMP-3M, 114 BTR-80A, ZBD-05 APC 91 APC (T) 45: 25 AMX-VCI; 12 VCI-PC; 8 VACI-TB, WMZ-551 APC (W) 46: 36 Dragoon 300; 10 TPz-1 Fuchs

ARTY 548 SP 60: 155mm 12 (AMX) Mk F3, 152mm 48 2S19 MSTA-S TOWED 92: 105mm 80: 40 M-101; 40 Model 56 pack howitzer; 155mm 12 M-114 MRL 122: 300-mm 12 BM-9A52 Smerch, 18 SR-5; 160mm 20 LAR SP (LAR-160, 122mm 24 BM-21 Grad MOR 270+: 81mm 165; 120mm 60 Brandt, 24 2S12 SP 52+: 81mm 21 Dragoon 300PM; AMX-VTT, 18 SM-4, 13 2S23 Nona-SVK

AT • MSL • MANPATS 1550 Anti-tank missile: 24 IMI MAPATS Launcher 250 MAPATS, 1000 9M117/AT-10 Stabber (For BMP-3 IFV), 300 SS-11/AS-11 RCL 106mm 175 M-40A1 RL 84mm AT-4 GUNS 76mm 75 M-18 Hellcat

 

Reserve Organisations

Reserves 8,000 reservists. Armd 1 bn, Inf 4 bn, Ranger 1 bn, Arty 1 bn, Engr 2 regt

 
 * Venezuelan Air Force Sukhoi Su-30MK2V Flanker-G
Sukhoi Su-30MK2V Flanker-G
 Sukhoi Su-35F Flanker-E
Lockheed F-16A Fighting Falcon Block 15
Lockheed F-16B Fighting Falcon Block 15
Dassault Mirage 50EV
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   Venezuela AF News:

Russia Seeks New Arms Deals on Growing Latin American Market

• Russia Seeks New Arms Deals on Growing Latin American Market  (5/18/2013)

Russia to Fulfill Arms Contracts With Venezuela by Yearend

• Russia to Fulfill Arms Contracts With Venezuela by Yearend  (4/11/2013)



 

 



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