Accession Number : ADA147207


Title :   A Study of Venezuela's Internal and External Threat and the United States Security Assistance Program in the Build-Up and Modernization of Her Forces


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF SYSTEMS AND LOGISTICS


Personal Author(s) : Hernaez, Mariaisabel


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a147207.pdf


Report Date : Sep 1984


Pagination or Media Count : 182


Abstract : This thesis studied Venezuela's internal and external threats, her Air Force modernization and build-up needs and the sources she has available for the acquisition of her Air Force identified needs. The country's economic resources to pursue her Air Force modernization and build-up, and the role the United States Security Assistance Program can play in modernizing and building- up Venezuela's Air Force were also studied. The results of this study indicate that Venezuela's threats could result in the future conflict. Therefore, modernization and build-up of Venezuela'a Air Force is necessary being the United States Security Assistance Program the most appropriate route to take in acquisitioning her Air Force identified needs in the next decade.


Descriptors :   *VENEZUELA , ACQUISITION , AIR FORCE , EXTERNAL , INTERNAL , MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN) , NATIONAL DEFENSE , SECURITY , THESES , THREATS


Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE