The Armed Forces of Venezuela ( Spanish: Fuerzas Armadas de Venezuela ) - the aggregate of troops of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela , designed to protect the freedom, independence and territorial integrity of the state. They consist of strategic command , ground forces , naval forces , air forces , national guard and national police .
|Fuerzas Armadas de Venezuela|
Venezuelan Armed Forces
Venezuelan Ministry of Defense Emblem
|Subordination||Ministry of Defense of Venezuela|
|Type of||Military establishment|
|Number||142 352 |
|Current commander||general anshef|
Vladimir Padrino Lopez
The number is 500,000 people. By 2020, it is planned to increase the number of militias to 2,000,000.