The Commander-in-Chief of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces, Nicolás Maduro, reported this Thursday, October 14, 2021 that for the second half of October, the “Quick Action Bolivarian Shield” Military Exercises will be activated.
He added that a communal defensive system will be constituted, in the context of the territorial defense system of the Nation.
“Immediately, order of operations, activation, rapid action, territorial deployment and testing the deployment of the weapons system, very important,” he said in a meeting with the 560 Tactical Units of the FANB.
“Prepare all the theoretical, doctrinal and organizational bases for the creation in the context of the territorial defensive system, create the communal defensive system, in which the Bolivarian National Militia have all its functions, duties and weapons ready for the defense of the country”, ordered.
“Militiamen and militia women, we are going to create the Communal Defensive System, as an integral part of the territorial defense system of our country,” said the Head of State.
Commander in Chief of the FANB led a meeting with Tactical Units for the defense of the nation
The Commander-in-Chief of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB), Nicolás Maduro Moros, led a meeting this Thursday with the Military Heads of the Tactical Units for the defense of the nation.
From the Theater of the Bolivarian Army Academy, in Fort Tiuna, the Head of State offered instructions and guidelines for the protection of the national territory against any external threat.
The president ratified the order for all the ZODI and REDI to adjust their defense operational plans in order to guarantee that the Venezuelan territory is completely liberated from the TANCOL groups (Armed Terrorists and Colombian Drug Traffickers).
Likewise, he instructed the creation of the Communal Defensive System, to strengthen the territorial defense of the country and ordered the preparation of the Bolivarian Shield Military Exercises, to be held during the second half of October 2021.
The meeting took place in the historical context when this October 14 marks the 208th anniversary of the triumphal entry of the Father of the Nation, Simón Bolívar, to Caracas, who then ratified the title as Liberator and captain of the Armies. In this way, Bolívar’s legacy is consolidated, with the Bolivarian military doctrine in all the components of the FANB.
“This is the Armed Forces, heir to the historical glories, we have remembered our military doctrine, woven together, built by Commander Hugo Chávez Frías, which is rooted in our historical struggles of indigenous resistance, the struggle of the war of independence of almost 20 years that led the Bolivarian Army to liberate Colombia, Panama. Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, all of South America. That’s where our doctrine comes from ”, stated the Head of State.
According to the report of the VTV team, present at the military meeting, more than 560 military personnel, men and women, Commanders of these Tactical Units of the Navy, Bolivarian National Guard, Military Aviation, Army and Bolivarian National Militia components, ratified their commitment to national sovereignty and territorial integrity.
In 2021, the FANB has played a fundamental role in guaranteeing national protection and defense, against any interference that seeks to destabilize democracy and the peace of Venezuelans. In addition, the civic-military union has been strengthened in all areas of the homeland.