Top 10 most powerful countries in the world, Powerful country in the world by military
Does everyone have a question in mind which are the top 10 armies in the world? Here are list below of world top 10 armies which are equipped with modern and powerful military equipment.
- United States
With a huge $716 billion military budget, 1,281,900 active military personnel and 860,000 reserved personnel. The USA has land strength of 6,281 tanks and 39,223 armored vehicles also with 415* total naval assets and 13,398 total aircraft strength US army deserves the number one spot.
The biggest rival of the USA and the second-largest arms importer of the world. Exceptionally low military budget than the USA its spend up to $44 billion, 1,013,628 active military personnel and nearly 2,572,500 reserved personnel. Russia have very large land area and boundaries to protect this Russia has world largest tanks force having 21,932 tanks and 50,049 armored vehicles also with 352* total naval assets and 4,078* total aircraft strength.
The defense budget is $224 billion which is second largest in the world in terms of the military budget. China has the largest active military personnel in the world they have up to 2,183,000 active military personnel and nearly 510,000 reserved personnel. China has land strength of tanks 13,050 and 40,000 armored vehicles also with 714* total naval assets and 3,187* total aircraft strength.
The largest growing economy which spends up to $55.2 billion on its defense budget which is nearly 2.1% of his GDP. India has 1,362,00 active military personnel and nearly 2,100,000 reserved personnel. India has 4,184 combat tanks and 2,815 armored vehicles. And also have 295* total naval assets and 2,082* total aircraft strength.
The France army has 205,000 active military personnel and 183,000 reserved personnel. They are relatively small in number, but its armies are equipped with capable equipment produced by a domestic defense industry. France army has land strenth of 406 combat tanks with 6,300 armored vehicles. France has 118 total naval assets and 1,248 total aircraft strength.
It has a “self-defense force” that is very capable both on offense and defense. Japan spends $47 billion on its military budget. They have 247,157 active military personnel and 56,000 reserved personnel. Japan army has 1,004 combat tanks and 3,072 armored vehicles. Japan has 131 total naval assets and 1,572 total aircraft strength.
- South Korea
With over 625,000 active military personnel and 56,000 reserved personnel and $38.3 billion defense budget south Korea at the seventh position on our list. Land strength of 2,654 combat tanks and 2,870 armored vehicles. South Korea has 166 total naval assets and 1,624 total aircraft strength. Most of its equipment is new and some of it is domestic.
- United Kingdom
The United Kingdom, another member of the EU, plans to reduce the size of the armed forces by 20% between 2010 and 2018, and implement small cuts to the Royal Navy and RAF. Currently, have a military budget of $47.5 billion. The UK army has 150,000 active military personnel and 83,000 reserved personnel. The UL army has land strength of 2,654 combat tanks and 2,870 armored vehicles. Also with has 76* total naval assets and 811* total aircraft strength.
It was perhaps the conflict of other countries sharing borders with countries where a strong presence of the Islamic State Turkey realizes that it needs to prepare itself to face the threat, if and when it approaches. The current military budget is $8.6 billion. Turkey has a has 355,000 active military personnel and 380,000 reserved personnel.
Land strength of 3,200 combat tanks and 9,500 armored vehicles. Also with has 194* total naval assets and 1,067 total aircraft strength.
Germany is well-positioned for defensive warfare. Why only defensive? Because it lacks the most important power launch platforms such as aircraft carriers and some military modes of transport and submarines. The military budget of Germany is $49.1 billion. Germany has 178,641 active military personnel and 30,000 reserved personnel. Land strength of 900 combat tanks and 8,389 armored vehicles. Also with has 81* total naval assets and 613 total aircraft strength.
Source: Global Firepower