Top Ten Most Militarily Powerful Countries


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The fact that India never attacks anyone and it has successfully defended all its enemies takes India to the top
US has the tech but is too scared to actually use it and they have unnecessary, meaningless, pointless and completely wasteful wars. They think they are the liberators but they aren't.

India on the other hand is in the UN's list of militaries to help out at crisis. America is selling us the military tech too so it is pointless arguing.


US are not scared to use their technology. Not at all. In fact they use it even too much
Gabriel Franklin

Its Like The Country Says

"who We Are Is Not Important"
"What We Are Is Important"
[Newest]It is the best country in the world because it never harm anyone and it has unity with different religion inside in it
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2United States of America
Having spent 26 years in the Air Force and still working for the Air Force as a civilian, I can tell you that the United States is the world leader in logistics. Most wars are lost due to poor logistics. If you can't maintain a long supply line and get your troops where they need to be, your war effort will lose steam and you'll eventually lose. This happened to Napoleon, Santa Ana, Hitler and even Japan. The Romans even had to avoid over extending themselves. During the second Gulf War the US military had to halt it's move into Iraq to allow the supply line to catch up. Army's with poor logistics have to win wars quickly, or they risk losing. The United States knows this and fights long, extended wars to wear out the opponent. Unless, of course, we hit with a knock out punch during a police action. The point is, if your have poor logistics, everything else is academic.
Of course the United States has the strongest military don't listen to Russian or to India. The us has a top notch military.
Right off, after my twenty-one years of being alive here, having had a brother in the air force for three years, I am indeed a American who knows what he's talking about. The United States of America was founded in the past, like many other countries of today, due to one idea: Freedom. During this day and age, I do believe that the leaders/ways of the USA have somewhat struggled, tripped along with forgotten what exactly that word means. Nowadays, even in the USA's past, America has become a bit questionable. Is it truly a liberator like formerly thought... or is it more of a bully as thought now? I, personally, do not blame my fellow citizens here in the US for our failing image towards the rest of the world. And, truly, what country is perfect in image? Honestly, be you Russian, American, Chinese, Indian or whatnot, we're all human and we can't be that different. When it comes down to it, our leaders are responsible for our image and, hmf, when did that suddenly not matter? When did gaining the most weapons and being at the top of everything become so very important?

Anyway, I may be hating on my own country but I'm still a patriot and wouldn't want to live anywhere else then between the Canadians and Mexicans here. The United States of America may be a bit tipsy these days but it's still unquestionably one of the greatest powers in the world; economically, militarily, spiritually and so on. We Americans just have to quit all of this bull crap of running around, sticking our noses in everyone's business and having our resources scattered across the world. If we're really the supposed liberators of the world, if we really are leaders, then we need to set a better example, cease all actions, deflate our egos, pull back to recover our image and wait to pull off another few victories like we did in WWI + WWII. Because, honestly, when we do that... America will once again become the indomitable powerhouse it was mere decades back. Of course, it's a powerhouse now. Just imagine it though with its head straight on its shoulders for a change. Scary, right?
Funny how your history can start in the late 1940s and America is responsible for every event in the world! This nation had what size of a military in 1940?

As for the top comment for the USA concerning logistics, absolutely correct! Always said the great genius of the American military and it's greatest contribution to winning both world wars can be laid at the feet of our supply system! Without it, Germany wins! Even more amazing is the global reach it had and still was able to supply it's so called allies at the same time! Sure the commie Russians died in the multiple millions and bore the greatest personal hardships but they would have had a much worse time of it without the huge contribution our nation made. Not saying they were not important but saying all gad a part! The reverse can be said about Japan! Without the Russian attacks in Asia, I think history has shown the Japanese would have continued the fight even with our few nukes! The prospect of facing absolute destruction from all directions was the deciding factor! Now if Hitler was not such an idiot and had he not made numerous huge mistakes on so many levels, Germany May have won the war before we ever got started and then it would have been Us alone against them, at this point, it would have been difficult to say the least!

Today, I feel that with our new ever increasing progressive liberal controlled economy and our changing reliance away from community and family to the state and a military governed more by career bureaucracies and individuals creating more every day, that this great American advantage is being lost fast!
[Newest]America is the best
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3Russian Federation
Napoleon and Hitler each tried to hurt Russia, and the Russians were outnumbered both times, but Russia always won. Part of the Russian anthem is:"Our loyalty to the Fatherland gives us strength. ". All Russians are brothers, they will do anything to protect each other and Mother Russia.
Alexander the Great tried to invade India, but he failed. Just so you now, Alex was way stronger than Napoleon, although Russia has good army too and I will admit that.


Are you kidding me 5th! They have have enough nuclear power to make the world other than Russia a nuclear waste land. They have the toughest and the best training in the world. Also they have the spetznaz. The most powerful elite forces in the world. Russian soldiers are taught to be immune to pain. They are the best army in the world!
Plus they are plain awesome.
What is all of this crap about putting down the USA during WWII, Russia? Listen, I'm willing to admit that Russia was indeed a world power during that desperate day and age but seriously... while American soldiers were battering down the walls of Germany and Italy, while they were helping all of allied Europe get back on its feet, Russia was getting smashed to pieces. Then, after having destroyed so much of the Russian forces who were still riding horses against tanks at times, Germany had to withdraw from the north due to both the cold of winter as well as advancing allied forces reinforced by America.

Seriously, I hold no hard feelings towards the people of the world. I in fact respect how there are so many growing super powers out there today. You guys are indeed strong and awesome. When the Reapers from Mass Effect come to earth, they're going to find that you're indeed stronger than strong in body, mind, soul. Still, don't put down America's decisions of WWII. Not when you guys lost the most men, had to continually retreat further north and were only saved by winter's wrath at that time and the USA almost single handedly got allied Europe back into the fight.
[Newest]India is friends with Russia do hi Russia I voted
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They are more advance in technologies
They are vy strict and focus a lot on military power. That's is what makes a powerful country or military!
Definitely a strong military today. Their soldiers are trained to jump through fire and have soldier spirit to fight. Hell, they could even beat the US if things went wrong. China's ground force gives it a significant advantage when they are on their own soil. Which is why an invasion of China is nearly impossible. If USA tries to land their soldiers on China via landing craft, well, the Americans won't get much troops onto China, if any. If Japan tried to invade China now, they would have to go through Korea or simply attempt to land soldiers on the Chinese coast. They won't get a single Japanese foot on Chinese soil this time. China is the only one with the ASBM, or carrier killer. Japan's navy uses everything they have against the Chinese missiles, but there will be just too many of them.

China is the most powerful military. Period.
[Newest]When China demonstrates it's power, those China haters will be sorry they poked fun at Chinese.
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5United Kingdom
The United Kingdom is still Technically the strongest country in the world. It is the biggest investor in each of the top five economically performing countries in the world (even more so than China), thus making it the second richest country in the world behind the US, is home to the world's financial trading center (London) of which it trades trillions in sterling world wide every day on the London Stock Exchange, and has the best regarded political relations world wide. The UK is also home to BAE Systems; The most advanced global company engaged in the development, delivery, and support of defense, security, and aerospace (Air, Sea, and Land) world wide.
The UK may not match other militaries in terms of size, but it can't anyway. Britain cannot support a military the same size as Russias or Chinas. What Britain can do is build the most technologically advanced fleet or warships in the world (Type 45 destroyer and Astute-Class submarine) and do what Britain has always done best, do what it can with what it has got, that's what has always given Britain the advantage.
Incredibly advanced, great military discipline. Probably the best navy in the world, at least second.


[Newest]Has a HUGE army, but just because they have a big army doesn't mean that they have a good army.
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Germany has the third largest economy in the world, they have created some of the greatest weapons in history and of the modern world, like the StG44, which was copied by the Russians to make the AK47, and is the basis by which all assault rifles are created. Check the facts Germany almost always had the latest and greatest weapons of the time, After WW1 Germany was a third world country with only 100,000 soldiers, with in 18 years Germany was a global superpower with the largest military in the world, Germany has the potential to become modern superpower... And they have tanks that can run on cooking oil and biodiesel
I think the German army is understimated. They don't own the highest amount of troops, neither do they have nuclear power. But as I heard they are able to create nuclear weapons within minutes. I mean, they are the country which led to the invention of the atomic bomb. And even if they are selling thir high developed tanks and so on to other states, doesn't mean they have already achieved new weapons, none of their allies knows about. I think the German perfectionism makes them one of most feared enemy you could have. Remember WWII, if the war would have lasted longer without the US signing a war declaration, with it's nearly infinite amount of resources in relativity to Germany, the country could have fought all enemies off, just by more advanced techniques.
Not first place but still to mention.
They have a great moral and they are important for the NATO.
[Newest]Of course they're the ones that made hamburgers


Islamic Republic of Pakistan - very good military training and professionalism, the largest Muslim military power in the world with over 600,000 active troops and the 6th/7th largest in the world, very large and powerful army and air force decent navy, a very experienced army with it's wars with neighbouring India, the only Muslim nuclear power, strong alliances with Turkey and the rest of Middle East and the Muslim world especially with the Arab states, China, France and some NATO/EU/Europe, and US, largest contributor to UN peacekeeping missions with over 10,000 soldiers, second largest Muslim country and one of the largest in the world in population with 180 million people, etc.
Pakistan army is the best army in the world and have best missile system in the world. Army is professional strong and having up to date weapons and equipped with nuclear weapon.
Pakistani army is the most powerful army of the world with restricted resources and unbalance political scenario. The corps are well trained and professional
[Newest]Pakistan is One of Best
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Israel has the QUALITY military force, its soldiers are very well-trained and experienced too, it has a good air force too, and its special forces is BADASS! It is a small country, and all of its Islamic neighbors never defeated Israel in war, Israel remained as a sovereign state when it was created after the WWII. עם ישראל � - י
If Israel was as big as USA, it would have been the strongest nation in the world; the nation can defeat way more powerful and bigger nations (as Israel proved in the six days war).
Other than the United States it has the most skilled fighters in the world like these guys are beast in everything they do


[Newest]Israel has the most powerful weapon. it is GOD! God is the king of Israel and the world.

Japan.. Must lead.. Or maybe not cause Japan is peaceful already I'm not saying that they are tired already but they have lowest crime in the world and also I believe that they have strong military in the world than Korea.. Korea not not strong look they have been proven that Japan defeated Korea and China many times so Korea. You lose so shut your low brains their
Is this a joke? I think Japan is better than Germany because Japan has more powerful navy and air power and technologies
It very powerful country.
[Newest]Japan is all about honour and sacrifice for their homeland. They will fight and die to the end.

10French Republic
Until today, France is the first world superpower in Africa. The USA believes on France to protect Africa against the terrorism, Africa believes on France to train them, Europe believes on France to protect Europe conjointly with UK. They are also one of the most present on the world with a large number of bases in oceans and Africa.
Incredibly underrated they have a great navy and air force.


France has 300 nuclear weapons and the French Foreign Legion, arguably the most elite force on earth. They are also one of the few nations with an aircraft carrier.

The Contenders

11South Korea
South Korea is strong but still needs many more military areas for improvement. And it has managed to defeat some countries, but still relies on some help. I do agree that North Korea is strong but North Korea is very aggressive, I'm surprised it's in the UN. I think that Korea should improve but still is a respectably strong country. Nobody can ignore that. South Korea should keep growing!
It has many high tech weapons.
Its much more successful then North Korea

Well with over 1 million military personnel available at any moment this is a large army not the largest but if you have a million soldiers against a nation with 2 million what if they are not all brave and loyal fighters numbers do not always make a difference. Well planned tactics always overall numbers this has been proven in many historic battles. However like only a few nations army service is compulsory in Turkey so once you hit 17/ 18 and not studying your in. if you study then you have to go back and do the service so imagine what numbers could be each year go by. Turkish economy us self sustained. They don't like too much help from other nations. With all the Middle East problems why nobody done anything to Turkey even though Turkey supplied aid in all the wars around it ( no military support). Turkey is placed in the best location for a Middle East war and all western and European nations will and have required Turkish and Cypriot resources to assist with there campaigns. Turkey do the best kebabs, people and soldiers need food after all we might suck at football but we ended up 3rd in a world cup in the past decade if you look at the list in the past 10 years what great nations don't make it that far. ( but they are pretty bad now didn't think about the future of football when they was up) Overall every nation has capabilities weakness and advantages. If how far they will go to use it and the relationships between nations. NATO overalls and that's is probably close to a billion military personnel should it need it. Who wants to go war with that.
Turkey has one of the most powerful army in the world and they're continued of Ottoman Empire. As you know, Ottoman Empire was the owner of the world formerly. Because of it, Turkey's soldiers are so experienced and well trained. Also they have special team called Marron Berets. They're best special team (you can Google it) in the world. Also Turkey so well advanced and civilize country. They've own weapons and planes etc.
Turkey is actually the 6th most powerful country in the world, the listing on other websites says so
[Newest]2nd powerful country in NATO after US with a military history

Australia may be underrated but it is powerful. It has high quite high tech weapons and vehicles. I personally believe it has pretty well trained personnel (Even though that is what everybody says) and has the minerals and wealth to whip up powerful weapons in no time. (One of the largest exporters or gold, uranium, coal and iron)
Even though Indonesia has a huge population compared to Australia, it doesn't Mean Australia wouldn't stand a chance, it's not all about better weapons or more troops, it's also about tactics, Australia stays below the radar of most countries and has ended up with only one major attack. If the world went to war, they would stand a chance because firstly they are quite remote, secondly they have good allies in helpful places and thirdly Australia doesn't just run into battle if something doesn't look right.
Australia's light horse division even took Beersheba from Turkey and Germany in World War 1 and they were the only nation to successfully do it, They also fought at Gallipoli alongside New Zealand. Australian soldiers defended their home land in World War 2 when the Japanese bombed Darwin and other towns, and how The soldiers also fought at Kokoda track. Australia might not have nuclear weapons or the biggest army, but we have one of the Bravest armies out their. Australia is also very loyal to their allies because we have fought alongside of them in many wars. Overall if you mess with Australia it will fight back and win!
[Newest]Of course it's small, but, it's power for it's size is very big

Iran a Muslim country with largest, powerful, strongest army and have up to date guns, weapons, nuclear bombs and the powerful military country in Middle East and the army is so bravest and strong that it fights with with so bravery. PAK Iran ZINDABAD
Iran is on 2nd powerful military in the world
It is a powerful state that even the us is scared to pick on
[Newest]It's the most unpredictable in the world

Did you know that "This" beat US and France and China in the past. With their will to do anything to protect their country and their unmeasured patriotic, bold. What kind of army can stand against those during "day and night"?. And their creative traps/weapons. The history have lighted it all
Hey I love Vietnam.
Why 21? Vietnamese had defeated powerful empires of Mongols, French, and Japanese. Also Vietnam defeated the US and huge dynasties of China
[Newest]I wouldn't think that Vietnam actually won the war against China (nobody won) but we kicked a lot of ass that time. Same goes with the USA, we beat the Americans

Italy ranks #8 based on military expenditure.
Well positioned to hit the Middle East
Italy in top 10 is in 8

17North Korea
North Korea may not be the strongest current military but I think that if North Korea were to enter a war, they could have no problem drafting every single able bodied citizen into the military. The North Koreans are so brainwashed that they would do ANYTHING for their country, literally. North Korea already abuses human rights to the max, so they wouldn't have any problem forcing all of their people into the military. If they were to draft all of their able bodied people (which is very well possible), it would create a North Korean military of 20,000,000+
The only reason the North Koreans have such a large army is because the government gives the families of all military personnel free food, resulting in a fight or starve system. Most of them are malnourished and untrained at any form of combat. They have a tiny Air Force, no navy worth mentioning and less nuclear missiles than the USA has on one of it's submarines. So, no, they have one of the worst armies in the world. I doubt that without China helping them they wouldn't be able to take over Delaware.
They had war to US in 50s. They have armistice in war to US first. They have neutron bomb and Cobalt bomb, hydrogen bomb. And they have soldiers much than Russia.

All powerful and all quiet, very English...
England is way higher than twenty!

19Saudi Arabia
Saudi government's goal is to spread peace in the region not to fight and kill innocent peopel
Saudi airforce is one of the best in the world with well trained workforce

Russia is always #1. This ratings are not accurate.

Canadians train Americans in there combat skill, our forces may be small, but the skill in a true Canadian could just be any countries ticket to hell. We never give up, never surrender, and will NEVER let anyone take our beautiful homeland!
Canada's infantry is trained the same way as the navy seal and I'm fairly sure they are "Elite". So if American "Elite" soldier are trained like our regular soldiers. How good are the Canadian Elite soldiers then?
Us Canadians train the Americans in their combat skill
[Newest]We work the hardest and when everyone else gives up we are still fighting

The Egyptian Army is the strongest Arab Army.
Egypt is the strongest Air Force in the Middle East along with Israel.
Egypt is the strongest country in my opinion
[Newest]Number 1 in Arab home land

Greece is one of the toughest country.. Brain (smartness) soul and the passion of our history makes Greece at top 10 for sure. Also navy and air force are so well trained..
Remember the spartans and alexander the great
Right now Greece is at its lowest point and Turkey at its highest point and yet Greece has more power.


They don't have any weapons but they are the most bravest people. They don't have money but they have dignity.
Our nick name is the graveyard of empires Greece, England, Russia, and so much more we have deserted and if we weren't at war we will be as powerful as Iran and more powerful then Pakistan. I can't wait for the war to be over and I know when it is over we will be a powerful counter
Digging a graveyard for USA with bare hands. Only country in the world to oppose that monster.

Nigerias army are good considering that corruption eats in to every fabric of the nations polity
I'm being honest Nigerian army is the best army in Africa
I kno Nigeria army as well train army, number one in Africa that is what they are.

Has some of the toughest trained troops out there, well equiped too ridiculous there this low...

The entire country is protected by its citizen soldiers... Every inch of it...

Than be a kid and don't mind adult business

30Vatican City

Brazilian army has the best jungle fighters in the world if they were in the Afghanistan war, have won.
We won all wars we participated.
It's a country that its growing fast


33Sri Lanka
Top military force so dangerous.
Sri Lankan power boys I like
Best army force in the world

Never be colnised by any external force

I am the most powerful country in the world am also one of the most smallest country in the world in terms of peace I rank first I have two kinds of military jinns and mankind then be careful

Tough and Strong Army!
You can't beat disappearing aircraft. That only speaks to the advanced stealth capabilities of the Malaysian Air Force.


38United Arab Emirates
I feel that Dubai is a strong country because of the Arab rulers. It can be shown by uniformity and smooth functioning of the country.

Hey, They got enough money to by weapons, and have many military allies!

They might not be the most powerful in the world but they sure do deserve a say in the Middle East. This nation suffered 4 years of war with global funding and pressure to get it to buckle but it most certainly did not. This army is a derivative of the great Ummayad empire and that alone means a lot. President Bashar Al Assad had guided his army around thousands of terrorist militants and groups and is bit by bit, reducing their numbers. It is important to note that these terrorists are not of Syrian nationality but are from overseas nations and have come to shed the blood of the Syrian people. All hail the Syrian army and may it long remain powerful.
You don't get in A GLOBAL war for three years against some of the wealthiest and most powerful countries in the world without having the most badass army in the world, lead by President Dr. Bashar AL-Assad who could be a war criminal or a war hero but one thing is for sure that he is a war genius.

We can fight back when we want and win. We Defeated the soviets in the Polish-Soviet War.
Poland is 18th most powerful country in the world. Suck on that. This shouldn't be for voting. And if you don't believe me, go to global irepower.


Bangladesh is a very powerful country despite its small area. Its navy is very powerful indeed and its army is always well equipped. That's how it even won its liberation. More importantly it also fought for its mother tongue.
Bangladesh army is number 1 in peacekeeping un missions. So, we deserve a more powerful country.
Bangladesh is very small country but it has a powerful military. They can face any kinds of war or enemy. During Bangladesh India border war was a an important example, where around 23 Indian security force had been died by BDR.
[Newest]I love Bangladesh Armed Forces

Sweden has a military that is expertly trained, and is one of the worlds leading weapon manufacturers and creators. While the army is very small (CA 40 000) right now, it is expanding due to new actions from the Swedish army. So while I would not say top ten, at least top 25 or something like that.
Sweden would kick some ass
We swedes may not have a large army or population to back it up. But what we do have is a great strategy mind Sweden have been through more wars than I can remember, even though they havn't been that in over 100 years now (latest active war was 1809 when the union with Norway was formed)
[Newest]He has a best army

The Lebanese Resistance Movement is the most powerful guerrilla group in the world today. They are responsible for the liberation of South Lebanon in 2000, and for successfully defending Lebanon in 2006 claiming a victory against the IDF (one of the most well equipped military forces). The Lebanese Army have some really tough guys enrolled but the equipment is somewhat outdated. All in all, Lebanon given it's size and history, possesses really well trained soldiers.
I challenge all nation we have the strongest army and the undefeated people I am talking about Hizbollah
I agree hezbollah is the strongest in Middle East

Tanzania has the Best Army characterized with Peace keeping in other Nations. We served the World unpeacxefull countries like Lebanon, Somalia, Sudan, Eritrea, Congo DRC and Liberia.

Tanzania is also known for its Intelligent workforce since its Independence and has had helping other Nations to gain their Independence since then.

These among others are South Africa, Zambia, Mozambique, and Liberia
Tanzanian soldiers are brave strong experienced and always ready to bring peace where there is wars and suffering I think the strength of an army or millitary is not measured by the number of jet fighters or tanks in Tanzania we believe humanity bring about understanding not wars

Kenya has among the best teams of elite forces in Africa and a dominant force over its immediate neighbors in the region
One of the best in Africa
Has the best army in the world, we also have the only army that cleared the alshaabab Islamists from Somali land after the United States, UK and Other allied nations were beaten,

We also have the best military training with a super elite squad in Africa developed and trained in Kenya.

Kenya also has the biggest growing economy in Eastern and Saharan Africa.

Somalia is the best but something happen to us but we will build or army some day and we come back to the field.
I don't really know what to say
Somalia used to be the most powerful country in Africa from 1970-1990 and know Somalia is has the best bravest peoole in Africa and as matter of fact they are on the process they will dominate in Africa.

Bhutan also powerful country


(K-aa-z-ick-Stan) military is beyond all others. An apple a day keeps ISIS away (Kazhakstan invented the apple so we will defeat ISIS)

It's not the best military but the country is safe
There people are so annoying

The Netherlands is one of the richest countries and has very advanced weapons so I think they deserve at least to be 15th

5th stongest airforce big get millitary army in latin América. A country with 60 years of civil war and one of the biggest economies in Latin America

Maybe small, but have courage, our army is mostly trained by Russia and navy by Brazil and we have Aks, SVD, RPD & PKM and the greatest weapon... JUJU... And if you don't believe us, poke the bee hive... USA with no technology is nothing against us...

Serbia in a good way is a very powerful country



58Bosnia and Herzegovina
As an unarmed nation, fought on 2 fronts against 2 nations that together made the 4th strongest army


Denmark is supposed to have the strongest air force in the world, not the largest, but strongest.

One of the more powerful Balkan regional militaristic forces. Great resistance during WW1 and WW2 and the second Balkan war in which it was heavily outnumbered, a victor of the first Blakan war and managed to liberate its self from the Ottoman empire, one of the strongest empires in the world, possesses a good amount of ballistic missiles and cruise missiles to threaten neighboring and non neighboring capitals, and even though not many vehicles are currently in active service, the reserve stockpiles are probably some of the largest in the world. Overall, a great army for a country of only 7 million people.
Superior morale in battle undefined in battle!

62Principality of Sealand
Principality of Sealand for many years has stood as the testament of bravery and fortitude to the entire world. During 1978 a group of German's attempted to storm the sealand. Initially they managed to occupy the island catching the Sealandic army offguard (most of the army were the UK, however a swift and decisive counter attack was executed. They managed to retake the island with a strong aerial retaliation (a helicopter) causing the invaders surrendering shortly after with no casualties on both sides. This is proof of the military brilliance of sealand!

63New Zealand
New Zealand has a great military, they Fought in Gallipoli along with Australia and they also fought in World War 2 and many others!
I guest they have a good army because they have and are fight in WW1, 2 and afganistan

Cuba is a country that has repelled a super power in the past, has successfully assisted the USSR in starting/helping Communist revolutions in Africa. Maintained a significant presence in Angola, and are a COMMUNIST NATION RIGHT NEXT TO THE United States. They also maintain the highest doctor per citizen rate on the fact of the earth, are well educated, and their military is tested and constantly ready.

They almost never lose!

We have the most prostitutes ever. And all the army people will be distracted by the prositutes and we will make the prostitutes turn on the enemy.




Strong enough to not get invaded. One of my favourite military powers.
Was actualy very powerful, its stronger than most of South America's countries




Libya might be in war but it is very srong with all means so that's why its arond the 100reads

Country With The Capital City Of Europe
Belguim may be small, but they are VERY famous in the wars and still today. They have a lot of bullet fatorys, are Very powerful and helped the French a lot.

They only have around 100 coast guards and policemen.


They are the best in the world

I don't say Uzbekistan should be #1 but in real life it's #48. If you don't believe go check last updates.
They are not 75. They belong in 48!

80Trinidad and Tobago




Has one of the largest USA's military bases stationed in it which is a key factor in making it one one the safest countries.


86Democratic Republic of the Congo





The Zimbabwean forces are one of the best in Africa. They are tried and tested war fighters and they have participated in various regional and peace keeping missions in the World including as part of the United Nations and they have done so with distinctions
Despite our limited budget we went and stop a military take over in the DRC. Our men r tough, disciplined and well trained. Our training methods are a combination from the UK, US Pakistan and China. Our main weakness is our reliance on imported hardware and technology despites our superior education system to any African country. We have to settle for earlier technology due to our poor gdp figures. Eish oneday we gonna be a great nation

I belive Indonesian army are not afraid, besides Indonesian army is one strong piece of armed forces.
I LOVE Bangladesh BECAUSE powerful OF US
Indonesia is the best
[Newest]The pride of fatherland

Our country our pride..
Military is what we Nepali are providing to UK, India, and in UN. Great respect to Nepali soldier and gurkhas. Brave of the braviest. Nepali soldier never learn to bow down.
Most powerful land fores all over the world, without any fighter jets.


With 260, 000+ Active soldiers Mexico Is the third most powerful army in America after US and Brasíl, they too manufacture they're own weapons which gives them a huge autonomy. Having a 7th place ranked best special forces.
Yeah right their military is strong
Why are we in 78 place we could take out Spain and some countries before us


Has incredible beliefs in God who's their amazing weapon.
Philippines encountered much stronger country but we are still in stand...
It has the bravest military even though it has small army. And Philippines join the Allies in Korean war. And it's the most bravest country to join. With only 20, 000 soldiers. And it beated North Koreans and its soldiers has 100, 000 and Philippines has 45 casualties and the North Koreans has 30, 000 How. Strong is that?
[Newest]Manny pacquiao is here! No questions asked.

97South Africa
The worst run military in the world...



HA HA HA... That's a joke, right? Please say that's a joke...


Glorious nation of republic of Ireland has 2 boats and a spitfire. Our dear leader and former kindergarden teacher Edna Kenny will guide us to absolute victory, unless it's a big war (then we'll be neutral) and all our soldiers will sue if the guns shoot loudly.
Ireland may be small and has not the most population / but I think that Ireland is powerful because all of the Irish soldiers are brave ane we are a loved country by all
[Newest]What!? Ireland is really powerful and THIS is wrong. It should be in about 20 or 10.

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This list was created 5 years, 156 days ago and has been voted on over 8,000 times. This top ten list has been remixed 51 times and has been blogged about 2 times.

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