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modern navies of the world

VENEZUELA

NAVY

SUBMARINES

SSK type 2009/1300 2 S31 Sábalo 1976 1285/1600t, 61.2x6.2x5.5m, 4diesel-generators, 1electric motor, 4600hp, 10/22kts, 7500(10)/400(4)nm, 33p; 8-533mm TT(14 SST4); CDS: TFCS, radar: Terma Scanter, sonar: CS-3-32, DUUX-2C, EW: DR-2000
S32 Caribe 1977

PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS

FFG Lupo 6 F21 Mariscal Sucre 1980 2520t, 113.2x11.3x3.7m, 2gas turbines/2diesels, 50000/8000hp, 35kts, 5000(15)nm, 185p; 8x1 Teseo Mk2 SSM(8), 1x8 Albatros SAM(8), 1x1-127mm OTO Melara, 2x2-40mm Breda, 2x3-324mm TT (6 A244), 1 AB-212ASW helicopter; CDS: ENTCS2000(F21, 22) or IPN10 (F23-26), radar: Elta 2238(F21, 22) or RAN-10S(F23-26), RAN-11X, 3RM20, 2x RTN-10XP, 2x RTN-20X, SRN-15A, sonar: HS-7(F21, 22) or SQS-29 mod610E (F23-26), EW: NS9003/9005, 2x SCLAR
F22 Almirante Brión 1981
F23 General Urdaneta 1981
F24 General Soublette 1981
F25 General Salóm 1982
F26 Almirante García 1982

PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS

PSOH POVZEE 1 PC21 Caribe 2009 2419t, 99.0x13.6x3.8m, 4diesels(2), 24100hp, 24kts, 3500(18)nm, 60p+32; 1x1-76mm OTO Melara, 1 AB-212 helicopter; radar: SMART-S, TACTICOS
BVL 2 CG21 Guaicamacuto 2009 1720t, 79.9x10.5x3.7m, 4diesels(2), 24100hp, 22kts, 4000(16)nm, 34p+30; 1x1-76mm OTO Melara, 1x1-35mm Oerlikon, 2x1-12.7mm MG, 1 AB212 or AB412 or AS-565 helicopter; radar: VARIANT, STING EO
GC22 Yaviré 2009
PFM Vosper 37m 3 PC12 Federación 1975 170t, 36.9x7.1x1.8m, 2diesels, 6000hp, 31kts, 1350(16)nm, 18p; 2x1 Teseo Mk2 SSM(2), 1x1-30mm Breda, 2x1-12.7mm MG; radar: SPQ-2D, Decca
PC14 Libertad 1975
PC16 Victoria 1975
PCO Vosper 37m 3 PC11 Constitución 1974 170t, 36.9x7.1x1.8m, 2diesels, 6000hp, 31kts, 1350(16)nm, 18p; 1x1-76mm OTO Melara, 2x1-12.7mm MG; radar: SPQ-2D, Decca, RTN-10X
PC13 Independencia 1974
PC15 Patria 1975

AMPHIBIOUS

LST Alligator 4 T61 Capana 1984 4070t, 104.8x15.4x3.0m, 2diesels, 12800hp, 14kts, 5600(11)nm, 117p; 1x2-40mm Breda, 2x1-20mm Oerlikon, helicopter platform; 4 LCVP on davits, 20MBT+202 troops or 1600t cargo instead of all; radar
T62 Esequibo 1984
T63 Goajira 1984
T64 Los Llanos 1984
LCU Margarita 2 T71 Margarita 1984 428t, 39.6x11.0x1.8m, 2diesels, 1800hp, 13kts, 1500(10)nm, 26p; 3x1-12.7mm MG; 2-3MBT or 150t cargo instead of all; radar: Raytheon 6410
T72 La Orchila 1984
LCM LCM(8) 1 LC21 Curipao   116t, 22.4x6.4x1.5m, 2diesels, 590hp, 9kts, 150(9)nm, 6p; 1x1-12.7mm MG; 150 troops or 60t cargo instead of all; radar

LOGISTIC AND SUPPORT

AORH Ciudad Bolívar 1 T81 Ciudad Bolívar 2001 9750t, 137.7x18.0x6.6m, 2diesels, 12500hp, 18kts, 4500(15)nm, 104p; 2x1-40mm Bofors, 2x1-12.7mm MG, 1 AB-212 helicopter; 4400t fuel oil, 900t dry cargo, 1x2 underway replenishment station, 1 crane; radar
AGOR Punta Brava 1 BO11 Punta Brava 1991 1170t, 61.7x11.9x3.7m, 2diesels(1), 2500hp, 13kts, 8000(13)nm, 49p; radar
ATF General Francisco de Miranda 1 RA11 General Francisco de Miranda 2006 700t, 65.0x12.0x6.0m, 2diesels, 5400hp, 16kts, 7000(10)nm; radar
AXS Simón Bolívar 1 BE11 Simón Bolívar 1980 1260t, 82.5x10.6x4.4m, 1650m2 sails (3-mast barque), 1 diesel, 1950hp, 10kts(under engine), 93p+102; radar

BASES

HQ Caracas
Bases Puerto Caballo (main), Caracas, Punto Fijo, Maracaibo, Ciudad Bolivar, El Amparo, La Guaira

NAVAL AVIATION

Ship-based 7 AB-212ASW, 4 Bell 412EP Twin Huey
Land-based combat capable 3 CASA 212-200MPA

COAST GUARD

PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS

FS Almirante Clemente 2 GC11 Almirante Clemente 1956 1500t, 99.1x10.8x3.7m, 2diesels, 6080hp, 22kts, 3500(15)nm, 142p; 2x1-76mm OTO Melara, 1x2-40mm Breda, 2x3-324mm TT(6 A244); radar: ASW4, Decca 1226, RTN-10X, sonar: PMS-26
GC12 General José Trinidad Morán 1956

LOGISTIC AND SUPPORT

YAG Los Taques 2 LG11 Los Taques 1981 350t, 26.6x7.1x1.5m, 1diesel, 850hp, 8kts, 10p; 1x1-12.7mm MG; radar
LG12 Los Cayos 1984

AVIATION OF ARMY

Land-based combat capable 10 Mi-35M2

AVIATION OF AIR FORCE

Land-based combat capable 24 Su-30MKV, 7 VF-5, 3 NF-5B, 17 F-16A Fighting Falcon, 4 F-16B Fighting Falcon, 8 OV-10A/B Bronco, 2 Falcon 20DC, 2 C-26B, 18 EMB-312 Tucano, 2 AS-532 Cougar

 

 

Ivan Gogin, 2010