The United States has the strongest military power in the world. Russia and China are in second and third place and India is in fourth place. According to Global Firepower, a data website that tracks global defence information,
The military power of any nation creates a sense of security in its people. In today’s world, the strength of a nation is judged by its military strength. In this sense, the nation whose army is bigger, modern and bigger in numbers, is considered as powerful in the world. According to Global Firepower, a data website that tracks international defence information, the United States has the strongest military power in the world. Russia and China are in second and third place and India is in fourth place. 2023 army strength list which also includes the nations with the weakest army forces in the world, including Bhutan and Iceland, which have been evaluated on more than 60 factors.
Global Firepower said it ‘established a country score with categories ranging from the quantity and financial status of military units to logistics capabilities and geography. Our unique, in-house formula allows smaller (and) more technologically advanced nations to compete with larger (and) less developed powers… Special modifiers, in the form of bonuses and penalties, to further refine the list are applied which is compiled annually. Trends do not necessarily indicate decreasing potency as changes in the GFP formula may also be to blame. The report lists 145 nations and compares the year-on-year change in the ranking of each nation.
10 countries with the most powerful armies in the world
- United States of America
- United Kingdom
- South Korea
10 countries with the least powerful armies in the world
- Central African Republic
- Sierra Leone
what a new change
The top four nations will remain as they were in the 2022 Global Firepower list. However, Britain has moved up from eighth place last year to fifth this year. South Korea remains in sixth place as last year. Pakistan enters the top 10 in seventh place, and Japan and France, who were fifth and seventh last year, have moved up to eighth and ninth this year.