Global Firepower Index’s 2020 Military Strength Ranking – The analytical company Global Firepower every year makes a ranking of the armies of the world, 2020 was no exception. With a population of 1.29 billion, India is the second-most populous country in the world after China. By the number of reservists (3.1 million people), this country is in second place among 138 strongest armies in the world. Ranking the modern military powers of Asia. The nuclear capability is not taken into account. China is the world’s first country in terms of population (1.3 billion), active human resources (752,855,402), and the number of active troops – 2.1 million people. PowerIndex: 0.0691. The US, Russia and China, in that order, are ranked as the three most powerful forces, with India coming in at number four ahead of … The report ranked Morocco 56 … According to the Power Index of the specialized military ranking website, Egypt holds a rating of 0.1872, Global Firepower reported, as 0.0000 is considered “perfect”. The Philippine military, widely regarded as one of the weakest in the region, ranked fourth among the Southeast Asian countries covered by the Global Firepower 2014 Power Index. The index measures military strength of 137 countries and territories around the world based on 55 parameters, including military resources, diversity of weapon systems, natural resources, geographical features, finances and available manpower. It ranks third in the number of aircraft carriers (2 units), fifth in the number of frigates (13) and eighth in the number of mine-trial craft (13). Russia; 1. Global Military Power - World Military Strength Rankings. And it is expected to be second in terms of human resources (622.4 million people), military (1.4 million people) and third in terms of reserves (2.1 million people). Japan; 4. The defense budget of Brazil is relatively small and amounts to 27.8 billion dollars. The tenth place in the ranking of world military power was given to the Brazilian army, which dominates the South American continent in terms of military strength. Military website Global Firepower has released its strength rankings for 2020 – showing how the world’s largest armies compare to one another. Population: 1,384,688,986. As for defense spending, Britain will not be stingy and has allocated as much as 55.1 billion dollars, which puts it in fifth place among all the countries considered by the experts of Global Firepower. PowerIndex: 0.7878 (0.0000 considered 'perfect'), Population: 5,809,502Available manpower: 2,590,457Reaching military age annually: 77,444 Active personnel: 16,000Reserve personnel: 45,500Aircraft strength: 113 Combat tanks: 57 Naval assets: 74, Population: 17,925,262Available manpower: 8,657,902Reaching military age annually: 281,171 Active personnel: 77,000 Reserve personnel: 40,000 Aircraft strength: 282 Combat tanks: 300 Naval assets: 69, Population: 19,454,263Available manpower: 12,450,728Reaching military age annually: 535,381Active personnel: 142,000Reserve personnel: 0Aircraft strength: 456 Combat tanks: 4,135Naval assets: 56, Population: 30,023,709Available manpower: 15,912,566Reaching military age annually: 601,495Active personnel: 50,000Reserve personnel: 0Aircraft strength: 185Combat tanks: 420Naval assets: 0, Population: 9,701,315Available manpower: 5,820,789Reaching military age annually: 78,790Active personnel: 64,0000Reserve personnel: 0Aircraft strength: 538 Combat tanks: 434 Naval assets: 75, Population: 159,453,001Available manpower: 78,913,289Reaching military age annually: 3,060,573Active personnel: 160,000Reserve personnel: 0Aircraft strength: 177Combat tanks: 276Naval assets: 112, Population: 203,452,505Available manpower: 77,108,499Reaching military age annually: 3,454,461Active personnel: 120,000Reserve personnel: 0Aircraft strength: 129Combat tanks: 253Naval assets: 75, Population: 31,331,228Available manpower: 15,352,302Reaching military age annually: 621,768Active personnel: 90,000Reserve personnel: 190,000Aircraft strength: 273Combat tanks: 146Naval assets: 60, Population: 31,809,660Available manpower: 15,201,837Reaching military age annually: 526,142Active personnel: 110,000Reserve personnel: 300,000Aircraft strength: 170Combat tanks: 74Naval assets: 61, Population: 44,694,198Available manpower: 20,179,430Reaching military age annually: 670,663Active personnel: 83,515Reserve personnel: 0Aircraft strength: 227Combat tanks: 370Naval assets: 49, PowerIndex: 0.6461Population: 21,457,116Available manpower: 11,007,501Reaching military age annually: 225,379 Active personnel: 70,000Reserve personnel: 50,000Aircraft strength: 143Combat tanks: 943Naval assets: 48, Population: 31,689,176Available manpower: 14,260,129Reaching military age annually: 584,665Active personnel: 343,000Reserve personnel: 8,000Aircraft strength: 260Combat tanks: 390Naval assets: 49, Population: 5,372,191Available manpower: 2,170,365 Reaching military age annually: 70,841 Active personnel: 24,000Reserve personnel: 40,000Aircraft strength: 150Combat tanks: 52Naval assets: 62, Population: 48,168,996Available manpower: 24,084,498Reaching military age annually: 839,509Active personnel: 295,000Reserve personnel: 35,000Aircraft strength: 469Combat tanks: 0Naval assets: 453, Population: 17,151,228Available manpower: 7,820,960Reaching military age annually: 196,384 Active personnel: 35,500Reserve personnel: 5,000Aircraft strength: 168Combat tanks: 18Naval assets: 63, Population: 55,622,506Available manpower: 30,258,643Reaching military age annually: 1,025,375Active personnel: 406,000Reserve personnel: 0Aircraft strength: 276Combat tanks: 434Naval assets: 187, Population: 125,959,205Available manpower: 60,460,418Reaching military age annually: 2,154,809Active personnel: 277,000Reserve personnel: 81,500Aircraft strength: 484Combat tanks: 0Naval assets: 189, Population: 10,686,269Available manpower: 5,011,174Reaching military age annually: 99,087 Active personnel: 25,000Reserve personnel: 0Aircraft strength: 95Combat tanks: 116Naval assets: 0, Population: 8,292,809Available manpower: 3,632,250Reaching military age annually: 90,334 Active personnel: 21,000Reserve personnel: 220,000Aircraft strength: 169Combat tanks: 326Naval assets: 0, Population: 55,380,210Available manpower: 26,250,220Reaching military age annually: 963,908Active personnel: 66,300Reserve personnel: 15,000Aircraft strength: 226Combat tanks: 195Naval assets: 30, Population: 10,761,523Available manpower: 4,993,347Reaching military age annually: 104,755 Active personnel: 200,000Reserve personnel: 550,000Aircraft strength: 566Combat tanks: 1,355Naval assets: 116, PowerIndex: 0.5304Population: 10,040,995Available manpower: 4,116,808Reaching military age annually: 103,250 Active personnel: 30,000Reserve personnel: 0Aircraft strength: 204Combat tanks: 126Naval assets: 63, Population: 41,657,488Available manpower: 20,741,263Reaching military age annually: 685,686Active personnel: 130,000Reserve personnel: 150,000Aircraft strength: 551Combat tanks: 880Naval assets: 201, PowerIndex: 0.4457Population: 43,952,299Available manpower: 22,195,911Reaching military age annually: 469,444 Active personnel: 255,000Reserve personnel: 1,000,000Aircraft strength: 297Combat tanks: 2,026Naval assets: 25, PowerIndex: 0.4396Population: 23,545,963Available manpower: 12,196,809Reaching military age annually: 300,041Active personnel: 165,000Reserve personnel: 1,675,000Aircraft strength: 744Combat tanks: 1,180Naval assets: 117, PowerIndex: 0.3718Population: 25,381,085Available manpower: 13,045,878Reaching military age annually: 415,068Active personnel: 1,280,000Reserve personnel: 600,000Aircraft strength: 949Combat tanks: 6,045Naval assets: 984, Population: 35,881,659Available manpower: 16,110,865Reaching military age annually: 427,524 Active personnel: 71,500Reserve personnel: 30,000Aircraft strength: 385Combat tanks: 80Naval assets: 64, Population: 68,615,858Available manpower: 35,543,014Reaching military age annually: 1,094,725Active personnel: 360,850Reserve personnel: 200,000Aircraft strength: 570Combat tanks: 841Naval assets: 292, Population: 97,040,334Available manpower: 51,043,216Reaching military age annually: 1,651,274Active personnel: 482,000Reserve personnel: 5,000,000Aircraft strength: 293Combat tanks: 2,615Naval assets: 65, Population: 38,420,687Available manpower: 18,826,137Reaching military age annually: 463,123Active personnel: 118,000Reserve personnel: 75,400Aircraft strength: 457Combat tanks: 1,069Naval assets: 87, Population: 49,331,076Available manpower: 23,136,275Reaching military age annually: 374,808Active personnel: 124,000Reserve personnel: 15,500Aircraft strength: 512Combat tanks: 327Naval assets: 77, Population: 23,470,145Available manpower: 10,808,002Reaching military age annually: 282,654Active personnel: 60,000Reserve personnel: 19,700Aircraft strength: 464Combat tanks: 59Naval assets: 48, Population: 8,424,904Available manpower: 3,647,983Reaching military age annually: 121,113 Active personnel: 170,000Reserve personnel: 445,000Aircraft strength: 589Combat tanks: 2,760Naval assets: 65, Population: 33,091,113Available manpower: 17,703,745Reaching military age annually: 583,161Active personnel: 478,000Reserve personnel: 325,000Aircraft strength: 879Combat tanks: 1,062Naval assets: 55, Population: 262,787,403Available manpower: 130,868,127Reaching military age annually: 4,540,339Active personnel: 400,000Reserve personnel: 400,000Aircraft strength: 462Combat tanks: 313Naval assets: 282, Population: 207,862,518Available manpower: 96,344,277Reaching military age annually: 4,338,383Active personnel: 654,000Reserve personnel: 550,000Aircraft strength: 1,372Combat tanks: 2,200Naval assets: 100, Population: 83,024,745Available manpower: 47,324,105Reaching military age annually: 1,394,476Active personnel: 523,000Reserve personnel: 350,000Aircraft strength: 509Combat tanks: 2,056Naval assets: 398, Population: 81,257,239Available manpower: 41,847,478Reaching military age annually: 1,406,075Active personnel: 355,000Reserve personnel: 380,000Aircraft strength: 1,055Combat tanks: 2,622Naval assets: 149, Population: 80,457,737Available manpower: 37,010,559Reaching military age annually: 7,905,455Active personnel: 182,650Reserve personnel: 30,000Aircraft strength: 712Combat tanks: 245Naval assets: 80, PowerIndex: 0.2093Population: 62,246,674Available manpower: 28,011,003Reaching military age annually: 567,223Active personnel: 175,000Reserve personnel: 182,000Aircraft strength: 860Combat tanks: 200Naval assets: 249, Population: 208,846,892Available manpower: 107,764,996Reaching military age annually: 3,383,821Active personnel: 334,500Reserve personnel: 1,340,000Aircraft strength: 715Combat tanks: 437Naval assets: 112, Population: 99,413,317Available manpower: 42,946,553Reaching military age annually: 1,551,229Active personnel: 440,000Reserve personnel: 480,000Aircraft strength: 1,054Combat tanks: 4,295Naval assets: 316, Population: 65,105,246Available manpower: 29,948,413Reaching military age annually: 745,117Active personnel: 192,660Reserve personnel: 83,000Aircraft strength: 733Combat tanks: 227Naval assets: 88, PowerIndex: 0.1702Population: 67,364,357Available manpower: 30,111,868Reaching military age annually: 776,483 Active personnel: 268,000Reserve personnel: 183,635Aircraft strength: 1,229Combat tanks: 528Naval assets: 180, Population: 51,418,097Available manpower: 25,709,049Reaching military age annually: 632,443Active personnel: 580,000Reserve personnel: 3,100,000Aircraft strength: 1,649Combat tanks: 2,614Naval assets: 234, PowerIndex: 0.1441Population: 126,168,156Available manpower: 53,873,803Reaching military age annually: 11,782,201Active personnel: 247,160Reserve personnel: 56,000Aircraft strength: 1,561 Combat tanks: 1,004Naval assets: 155, Population: 1,296,834,042Available manpower: 622,480,340Reaching military age annually: 23,116,044Active personnel: 1,444,000Reserve personnel: 2,100,000Aircraft strength: 2,123Combat tanks: 4,292Naval assets: 285, Population: 1,384,688,986Available manpower: 752,855,402Reaching military age annually: 19,614,518Active personnel: 2,183,000Reserve personnel: 510,000Aircraft strength: 3,210Combat tanks: 3,500Naval assets: 777, Population: 142,122,776Available manpower: 69,640,160Reaching military age annually: 1,306,449Active personnel: 1,013,628Reserve personnel: 2,000,000Aircraft strength: 4,163Combat tanks: 12,950Naval assets: 603, Population: 329,256,465Available manpower: 144,872,845Reaching military age annually: 4,188,274Active personnel: 1,400,000Reserve personnel: 860,000Aircraft strength: 13,264Combat tanks: 6,289Naval assets: 490, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Inland New South Wales rivers may never recover from the last drought, expert warns, Losing my mum has been painfully lonely. GLOBAL FIREPOWER 2020 "War does not determine who is right - only who is left." MilitaryEzyInfo.com – Alexander III once said that Russia had only two allies: its army and navy. The Navy is also a reliable friend of Russia, with the number of corvettes and mine trawlers coming in the first place. Experts analyze over 50 parameters, such as financial capabilities, mining, and consumption of minerals, quality of logistics services, the state of the Air Force, Ground Force, Navy, etc. However, it was the same last year. Global Military Power - World Military Strength Rankings. Brazil is also among the top five countries in terms of airports (4,093), the workforce involved in the logistics industry, as well as the number of seaports and terminals (17). This is how South Africa’s army compares to the superpowers of the world. According to Global Firepower military ranking organization report, Russia was placed second among 133 other nations in the worldwide ranking for military strength. The list ranks 138 advanced and lesser-developed nations, based on parameters such as geographical location, logistical and financial capabilities, availability of natural resources and military might. South Korea also has an excellent performance in terms of military parameters such as armored vehicles (4th place), self-propelled artillery (3rd place), and towed artillery (3rd place). Global Firepower – TRANSCEND Media Service. And even if Britain has not been the lord of the seas for a long time, but it is in its Navy is concentrated all the nuclear power of the state. It has 22 submarines (6th line), 12 corvettes (also 6th line), 18 frigates (5th place), and 2 aircraft carriers (4th line). And at sea, if necessary, this country will not hit the mud face. For 2020, Ukraine is ranked 27 of 138 out of the countries considered for the annual review. Total military personnel: 303,157 … That quote, if desired, could be applied to any other country, because military might is a guarantee of quiet life and independence. 108 talking about this. Using over 50 factors to determine a country’s PowerIndex score, the Global Firepower 2020 list ranks the most powerful military nations in the world. 2020 Military Strength, the full list of Global Firepower – Global Firepower Index uses more than 50 separate factors to determine a country’s Power Index (PwrIndx) score. In 2020, Egypt will dominate the Middle East in terms of military strength. Brazil; 9. *Each nation is assessed on individual and collective values processed through an in-house formula to generate a 'PwrIndx' score. It holds a PwrIndx* rating of 0.3712(0.0000 considered 'perfect'). Available manpower: 752,855,402. And the defense budget of the Republic of Korea is very solid – 44 billion dollars. Military website, Global Firepower, has released its military strength ranking for 2019. The top 3 strongest armies of the world are opening up the Chinese, year after year increasing its power in response to the growing presence of the United States in the region. This provides the final ranking while also allowing smaller, more technologically-advanced, nations to … The Global Firepower ranking is based strictly on each nations potential conventional war-making capabilities across land, sea and air. According to the 2020 Military Strength Ranking created by the website Global Firepower (GFP) the top five nations in the world in military strength are … It dominates the defense budget – 750 billion dollars, the number of military equipment of the Air Force (13 264) and armored vehicles (39 253), and is the second in the world by the number of tanks (6 289). South Africa’s army is ranked 46 out of 126 military forces in the world, according to Global Firepower’s 2016 ranking. Here's a look at the top 50 most powerful military nations according to the list. Recently, the media reported that the U.S. Defense Ministry has resumed a competition for a new armored combat vehicle. Rabat – Morocco’s ranking on the 2020 Global Firepower index, measuring military strength has improved from last year. By 2030 they are planned to be replaced with new SSBNs of Successor class. The finalized Global Firepower ranking utilizes over 55 individual factors to determine a given nation’s PowerIndex (‘PwrIndx’) score. Overview. It is not yet known how lavishly celebrated Brexit will affect the future of one of the largest nuclear powers, but its army still remains one of the best in the world. Although our army is not as big as the Chinese and Indian ones (1 million active military personnel), and by the number of reservists (2 million people) Russia is only in 4th place, but by the number of military air transport (4,163 vehicles) – the second in the world, and by the number of tanks (12,950), self-propelled artillery (6,083) and multiple launch rocket systems (3,860) – first. 10. Russia’s military budget is even less than that of Japan – 48 billion dollars. Egypt followed US, Russia, China, India, Japan, South Korea, France and UK in terms of the army’s strength. The finalized Global Firepower ranking relies on over 50 factors to determine a given nation's PowerIndex ('PwrIndx') score. KARACHI: According to Global Firepower’s 2019 military strength ranking, the Pakistan military is ranked as the 15th most powerful military in the world. The complete Global Firepower list for 2018 puts the military powers of the world into full perspective. The GFP list makes use of over 50 factors in our in-house formula to determine a given nation's Power Index ('PwrIndx') score. Expenditures on the army in China are huge – 237 billion dollars. Keyword: Global Firepower Index’s 2020 Military Strength Ranking, U.S. plans to sell $1 billion worth of arms to Morocco, Ukraine’s MiG-29s covered in ice due to improper storage, Global Firepower Index's 2020 Military Strength Ranking, Sukhoi S-70 Okhotnik-B Review and Perfor…, MQ-9 Reaper: History, Design, Performanc…, U.S. plans to sell $1 billion worth of a…, Russian hypersonic complex Avangard appe…, Global Firepower Index’s 2020 Military Strength Ranking, Global Firepower Index’s 2020: Top 10 Most Powerful Militaries, 2020 military strength ranking globalfirepower.com. Egypt is in 7th place by the total assets of the Navy. The United States is the most dominant economic and military power in the world. Our formula allows smaller, though more technologically-advanced, nations to compete with larger, lesser-developed ones. I won't miss the devastation of this year, Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article, The Motley Fool's Top Health Stock - And Why It Could Soar, Motley Fool's Top ASX Healthcare Stock To Watch - Learn More, © Fotoholica Press/LightRocket via Getty Images, © David Leonardo Rubio Olivera/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images, © Michal Fludra/NurPhoto via Getty Images, © Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images, © Muhammed Semih Ugurlu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images, © Egyptian Defense Ministery/Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images, © Parveen Negi/The India Today Group/Getty Images. Global Firepower Index’s 2020 Military Strength Ranking; Global Firepower Index’s 2020: Top 10 Most Powerful Militaries. But in military terms, France also has something to be proud of. Both studies focused on the number of available manpower, active aircraft carriers, naval power, land systems, resources, logistics, finances, and geography covered. Global Firepower is a U.S.-based non-governmental military website that assesses the military power of countries around the world. Japan. India has a powerful Air Force, with 2,123 airborne vehicles at its disposal (4th ranked), as well as a huge number of tanks, with 4,292 of them (5th ranked). In one of the most technically advanced countries, there are heated discussions about revising Article 9 of the Constitution, according to which Japan refuses to establish land forces, air force, and navy, and to use military force to resolve international disputes. The ranking is based on data collected from the Global Firepower Index (GFI) and Credit Suisse. Since 2006 GlobalFirepower (GFP) has provided a unique analytical display of data concerning 138 modern military powers. Power Index rating: 0.1707. - Bertrand Russell. Four nuclear submarines with ballistic missiles (SSBNs) not of the newest Vanguard class are on alert. Total population: 126,128,156. And you will hardly be surprised by the fact that by the number of ports and sea terminals (44 of them) Japan takes the first place in the ranking, and by the number of aircraft carriers (4) and destroyers (40 ships) – the second. But by the defense budget – 11.2 billion dollars – the country is not even in the first twenty. The influence of a country located in Western Europe extends to most of the world through science, politics, economics, and perhaps above all culture. For patriots, it will certainly be pleased to know that Russia has the second strongest army in the world as of 2020. The cost of this program, to put it mildly, is large – 45 billion dollars. This country ranks 10th (out of 138 represented in the ranking) in terms of the total air force, 4th in terms of tanks, and 6th in terms of armored vehicles and missiles. China. Romania is ranked 40th in Global Firepower’s 2018 Military Strength Ranking, which uses 55 factors to determine the Power Index score of 136 countries. The new vehicles will replace the outdated M2 Bradley BMP, which “entered the service” back in 1981. Great Britain; 7. Egypt; 8. The Global Firepower ranking uses over 55 factors to determine a country’s ranking, allowing smaller, more technologically-advanced nations … By the number of air transport, it ranks fifth in the world, in terms of oil production is in the 10th position, and by the total population – on the fifth. In the latest Global Firepower ranking, Ukraine has gone two positions up against January, to spot 27. South Korea; 5. Reaching … United States; Share this: Related posts: For the purposes of the GFP ranking, oil is a highly-valued component when considering a prolonged military campaign and is used in conjunction with oil consumption and oil production values. "Still at odds with its neighbor, Ukraine continues to shore up its defense limitations while dealing with ongoing issues in the East," Global Firepower reports. France; 6. Formally, the Japanese army is called the Self-Defense Forces, but it is not formally funded, but very generously – 49 billion dollars. The leader in the list of the world’s strongest armies in 2020 according to Global Firepower has not changed. The final ranking also incorporates values related to resources, finances and geography. And in terms of military spending, the Indian government has put its country in the top 4, spending 61 billion dollars for that purpose. Such an impressive military potential allowed her to be placed on the sixth position in the list of states with the strongest army in 2020. 53 talking about this. The ranking is … In addition to the second place in the ranking of armies, Russia is also among the top 2 largest arms exporters in the world, giving way to the first place to the United States. It ranks 8th in the air force as a whole, 7th in the number of frigates (11) and mine trawlers (17), and 10th in defense spending (41.5 billion dollars). South Korea has an unpredictable DPRK on its side, so it has no time to relax. China; 2. The GFP ranking is based on each nation's potential war-making capability across land, sea, and air fought by conventional means. The complete Global Firepower list for 2017 puts the military powers of the world into full perspective. India; 3. Proven Oil Reserves showcases the commercially available (and theoretically recoverable) oil reserves of a given country based on its recognized reservoirs. 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