Accession Number:

ADA250040

Title:

The Ecuadorean Army, Security and Development in the 90s.

Descriptive Note:

Study project

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-03-26

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

Ecuadors Political Constitution assigns two missions to the Armed Forces the countrys internal and external security, and support in the countrys development. The Ecuadorean Army has taken an active part in fulfilling these two missions which form part of national security strategy. This paper explains the way in which the Army helps in the socioeconomic progress of Ecuador through its support for education, agriculture, health care and its participation in industry. It analyzes both internal and external threats to national security which include destruction of the environment, the transit of drugs through the country, and the boundary dispute with Peru. It also analyzes future trends during the 90s.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE