October 16, 2006
Venezuela can be the most important buyer of weapons of the decadeTopics: Moonbats, Venezuela, Video
As Venezuela has defeated Guatemala in the race for a seat at UN Security Council, we are informed now that:
According to a report of Forecast International, consulting firm of the militar industry and global intelligence, the self-named "revitalization plan" of the three components of FAN (Venezuelan National Force in Spanish), could cost around $30,700 millions during the period 2006-2012. The cost can double itself if it continues till 2020 and Chávez is still on power, according to a study by Brazilian newspaper O Estado. This way Venezuela would lead the list of countries buying weapons in this decade.This is not quite consistent with the campaign ad, Chávez has presented.
Among all the equipment, Chávez is searching for, there are 150 supersonic airplanes, between 10/15 missile-launchers's submarines, 138 ships, radars, defense systems and around 600.000 bombs, both commons and intelligent, guided by lasers and GPS.
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