Top 10 Most Powerful Defense Forces In The World 2016-17

A list of Top 10 Most Powerful Defense Forces In the world for 2016-17. 10 Countries whose Army, Navy, and Air Force are strongest in the world.

It is the desire of every country to have the best military to defend its citizens. When it comes to rankings, one has to take into account the land systems, workforce, air power, resources, naval power, logistics, resources, geographic and finances covered. Based on this factors here is our list of Top 10 Most Powerful Defense Forces In The World.

Top 10 Most Powerful Defense Forces In The World

1. United States Of America

It has a power index of 0.2475 and defense budget of $689,591,000,000. It boasts of having an active military personnel of 1,477,896, labor force of 153,600,000, aircraft counting to about 15,293 and naval ship strength around 290.

India USA Military Strength Comparison

2. Russia

It has a power index of 0.2618 and defense budget of $64,000,000,000. The total aircraft is 4,498; naval ship strength is 224 and labor force of 75,330,000.

3. China

The next on the list is China having a power index of 0.33351 and defense budget of $129,272,000,000. It has a labor force of 795,500,000 and active military personnel of 2,285,000. The total aircraft is 5,048, and naval ship strength is 972.

India-China Military Strength Comparison

4. India

It has a power index of 0.4346 and defense budget of $44,282,000,000. The number of active military personnel is about 1,325,000 and labor force of around 487,600,000. The total naval ship strength is of 170 and aircraft is 1,962.

India-Pakistan Military Strength Comparison

5. The United Kingdom

The next on the list is the U.K., which boasts of having a power index of 0.5185 and defense budget of $57,875,170,000. The active military personnel is 224,500 and labor force is 31,720,000. The total aircraft it has is 1,412 and naval ship strength is 77.

6. France

It has a power index of 0.6163 and defense budget of $58,244,000,000. It has an active military personnel of about 362,485 and labor force of 29,610,000. The total naval ship strength is 180 and aircraft is 544.

7. Germany

Its power index is 0.6491 and has a defense budget of $43,478,000,000. It has an active military personnel of 148,996 and labor force of 43,620,000. The total navy ship strength is 67 and aircraft is 925.

8. South Korea

This country has a power index of 0.6547 and defense budget of $28,280,000,000. The active military personnel that it has is about 653,000 and labor force around 25,100,000. The total aircraft is 871, and naval ship strength is 190.

9. Italy

Its power index is 0.6838 and defense budget is $31,946,000,000. It has an active military personnel of about 293,202 and labor force of 25,080,000. The total aircraft it possesses is about 770, and naval ship strength is 179.

10. Brazil

Its power index is 0.6912 and defense budget allotted is about $31,576,000,000. It has active military personnel about 371,199 and 104,700,000 labor force. The total naval ship strength is 106 and aircraft is 822.

Data Source: Global Fire Power

Based on various facts and figures available, these ten countries possess strongest and most powerful defense forces in the world.
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