Top 10 Most Powerful Armies In the World


The Top Ten

1 United States 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.

1. ) Military budget. US's military budget is HUGE. It is the most in the world. Allowing the US to buy all the guns, ammo, armor, etc. It needs to do just about anything. Seriously, in comparison to the rest of the world, USA's military budget is bigger than the next 9 countries with the largest military budgets.

2. ) Better battle doctrine. Centuries of war involving different scenarios and WINNING them has given the US extensive knowledge on the art of shooting people. The US invented the SNIPER. So every country out there with snipers... Yeah took it from the US. We all know how important snipers are at providing support.

3. ) The US has superior technology. This comes from the big budget. The US has droves of high-tech Abrams tanks. Then droves of soldiers. Then droves of medical supplies for wounded. Then droves of hot-blooded teenagers that would probably like to shoot some baddies. (INSERT: if we threw the school shooters into the army the US would win any war. ...more

They have lots of money invested in military weapons

A Truthful list but France should be #6 and Turkey at #9 - yatharthb

Tomahawk missile anyone? - Not_A_Weeaboo

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2 India 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.

India has a lot of allies including Russia technically Russia could defeat the us in a nuclear war India and Russia are the best of allies

Its got to the point where the US and Russia don't need more nuclear weapons then the other because they both have enough to destroy the world a few times.

India is the best country in the world

Using neck ear weapons is banned for the whole world

India has defeated Pakistan 4 times, india took revenge of 1962 war in 1967 by killing more than 400 Chinese soldiers..very soon India will become the strongest country of this planet

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3 Russia

I think both usa and Russia are number one

Shut up Russia

"The US aren't very powerful" just think what u said there

In my opinion Russia is powerful than SAD,China is powerful than India.

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4 China

Pakistan and China powerful army and powerful friends

China army best army

China army is the best in world and has great technology in world.

The Chinese Army is big. - MemeDinoWarrior

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5 Pakistan

Pakistan army is most best army in the world.

Best armies are worlds mist bold brave and powerful armies

YES. I hear a LOT of good things about the Pakistan army. If only all the negative investment in media and peoples perceptions in the west were directed to the Pakistan army instead. Why talk of terrorism and not mention how the army actually eradicated it?

Not enough praise for the Pakistan Army. I'm very disheartened at the terrorist actions from bordering countries but the brave hearts of the army is a slap on their faces

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6 United Kingdom

They stood the test time many time

They had the biggest empire enough said goodbye.

7 Turkey

Nobody can mess with them in a Ground-War.

They will go up the list very sooon.

Turkey soldier batlle for died

Yes,Turkey has bad army for Usa,Russia etc.but Turkish army is very useful in the Turkey's geography.Turkey is key of the Middle East.Therefore Usa and other countries good deal to Turkey.And in the Incirlik Nato have nuclear bombs.

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8 France 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.

Normally the most powerful country should be China, but it's still USA because of it's military involvement in the world and it's worldwide influence. France is the European equivalent of USA. Even if everything changes quickly for the moment France must be at least 4th.

France is officially ranked #6 year 2015.

#9? Are you drunk!
Active personnel: 238,600 soldiers
Budget: 43 billions $
Nuclear weapon: Yes - Warheads: 300
Is officially #6

Vive la France! Vice le Général de Gaulle!

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9 Germany

Germany is 2 best


10 South Korea

They are the best


The Contenders

11 Japan 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.
12 Israel

Among the strongest in the world. Stronger than all Arab nations combine together. Long live Israel!

Israel is far better than Turkey and South Korea, proven facts

Israel has a good army but they use the power in negative way

We are the best in the world

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13 Bangladesh

Bangladesh army is the best army

They are advanced by their war strategy not by their tech or weaponaries

14 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. more.

Italy is the first European country for military presence in peace-keeping in the Meaddle East - Citizen

15 Canada 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 (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, Alberta, more.

Canadians don't have friends and they let people push them around.
They also fart a lot too. - steves

16 Australia
17 Iran

Every body will be understand with this records this site is just a very big lie!

If Iran is in this ranking has 18 points why America is hate from this country?

Iran IS VERY Powerful

Iran is really strong they have atomic energy

Best navy in the world
Smartest war pilots, H3 is the most strategic warjet attack in history of the world

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18 Serbia Serbia Serbia, officially the Republic of Serbia, is a sovereign state situated at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans.

Serbia - reducing the population of terrorists, outlaws and similar scum in Europe since the 7th century.

Remove Kebab - SirSkeletorThe3rd

19 Egypt 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.

The mummies come to life. - steves

20 Tuvalu Tuvalu Tuvalu, formerly known as the Ellice Islands, is a Polynesian island nation located in the Pacific Ocean, midway between Hawaii and Australia.
21 South Africa South Africa South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometers of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana more.

Really good army and good place to visit. Its like an European country.
What am I talking about. - steves

hello - steves

22 Armenia

Armenian soldiers are very strong

Best army in Asia and in the world

Armenia is wining the war

Armenia is the most powerful army it has 100000000 soldiers and 1000 tanks

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23 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, consisting of the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles.

There are a lot of pirates that guard the treasure there they fight off the bandits and work with the military. - steves

24 Brazil Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

Brazil is a good country

Brazil is a loserv country

25 Nauru Nauru Nauru, officially the Republic of Nauru and formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country in Micronesia in the Central Pacific.

VEry weak

26 Syria Syria

Syria has great missile system, can cover Israel completely

27 Luxembourg Luxembourg
28 Mexico Mexico

The Mexican cartel does the work the police are so stupid they eat their own poop.
They put their hats on up side down are drink water from the toilet. - steves

29 New Zealand New Zealand

They will nuke the US.

New zealanders have the most intense basic infantry training in the world our basic training is the equivalent of navy seal training - hatrid

New zeland is the best

30 North Korea North Korea The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea, is a country in Eastern Asia. Its capital is Pyongyang. It is currently ruled by the dictator Kim Jong-Un, after inheriting the title from his father, Kim Jong-Il, who inherited it from his father, Kim Il-Sung. more.

Just no. - WorldPuncher47592834

31 Hungary Hungary Hungary is a sovereign state in Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, Slovenia to the west, Austria to the northwest, and Ukraine to the northeast.
32 Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe
33 Nepal Nepal Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a sovereign state located in South Asia. more.
34 Georgia Georgia Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region. Located at the crossroads between Eastern Europe and Western Asia it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russian Federation, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The country's capital and a largest city more.
35 Somalia Somalia
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