Modern Nations With the Best Militaries / Armed Forces

The Top Ten

United States The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the more.

Best Navy by far: Most carrier, Amphibious assault ships, and nuclear submarines. Best Air Force: Most planes, and the only 5th gen fighters (F-22 Raptors) and only Stealth Bombers. Best equipped Army, though no ware near as large as China. Best Special Ops.

This list shouldn't be a matter of opinion. The United States is #1 by fact. And while fighting wars, they support the civilians of the enemy country.

Best army modernly.

Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language.

This of course.
Best weapons, good military history, best soldiers, best leadership.

I think Russia is the most amed

American weaponry is vastly overrated.

- Russian S-300, S-400 air defense is far superior to the Patriot system Americans use-
- Russian T-72B3, T-80, T-90, T-14 tanks are better than the Abrams tank (Americans never built good tanks)-
- Russian Su-27, Su-30, Su-33, Su-34, Su-35, PAK-FA fighter jets are at least one generation ahead to the F-15, F-16, F-18 jets, F-22 and F-35 don't even work.

And of course, Russia has the best ICBM (SS-18, RS-24 Yars), best rifle (AK47), best bomb (FOAB), and many other things.

China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, more.

Obvious top 3

United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and its current prime minister is more.
India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. more.

Building indigenous aircraft carriers to nuclear powered submarines. Has many nuclear warheads with reach as far as Central Europe.

Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. more.
France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to more.
Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. more.

The States of Germany are not allowed to maintain armed forces of their own, since the German Constitution states that matters of defense fall into the sole responsibility of the federal government.

Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.
Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second highest peak (K-2) and ninth highest peak (Nanga Parbat) are more.

Yes x1000. Thank you to the Pak army

We love pak army

A country which can fight against terrorism from outside and inside.Talking about the 41 alliance forces were fighting to counter terrorism for more than 10 years in Afghanistan and NATO is still failed.It's a supreme country with its top class integrity.They are really brave people.Pakistani Intelligence has deep roots around the globe and ISI is the No1 Intelligence Agency which look after every externel agent activities.Have contributed truly in peace keeping missions at United Nations.Their progressive Nuclear technology is unbeatable.They have strong active attack capability.They have collaborations and alliance with countries like friendly neighbour China, Arab countries, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, North and South Korea, Japan, Maldives, Myanmar, Bhutan and Now with USSR/Russia after leaving USA.

The Contenders

Saudi Arabia
Kosovo Kosovo is a disputed territory and partially recognised state in Southeast Europe that declared independence from Serbia in February 2008 as the Republic of Kosovo.

Great defcon, training, military reserves. Also, good weapon reproduction.

Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million kmĀ²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, more.
Turkey Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, more.
Israel The State of Israel is a country in the Middle East and the only country with a Jewish majority in the world but arab, african and east asian communities still can be found. more.
Finland Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a sovereign state in Europe. It has a capital of Helsinki and got independence from the Soviet Union after WWI.

Most manpower and vast amount of nuclear warheads easily make Luxembourg the most powerful military today

Egypt Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
Norway Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy in Northern Europe whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.
Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.
Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.
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