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World's most powerful militaries: US is No 1, India not far behind; here is the top-10 list

Countries are ranked highest on the Global Firepower Power Index (0.00=perfect/most powerful). The ranking takes into account weapon numbers, weapon diversity, natural resources, available industries, manpower and financial stability.

January 16, 2021 / 05:58 PM IST
According to the Global Firepower estimates, United States has the powerful military forces, overall, in the world, ahead of Russia and China.  Global Firepower has released an index of the most powerful armed forces, with respect to number of weapons, diversity of weapons, natural resources, available industries, manpower and financial stability. The PowerIndex score is based 55 individual factors. Check out the most powerful militaries in the world. A perfect PowerIndex is 0.0000, according to Global Firepower. (Image: Reuters)
According to the Global Firepower estimates, United States has the powerful military forces, overall, in the world, ahead of Russia and China.  Global Firepower has released an index of the most powerful armed forces, with respect to number of weapons, diversity of weapons, natural resources, available industries, manpower and financial stability. The PowerIndex score is based 55 individual factors. Check out the most powerful militaries in the world. A perfect PowerIndex is 0.0000, according to Global Firepower. (Image: Reuters)
(Image: Reuters)
No 10 | Paksitan | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.208 (Image: Reuters)
(Image: Reuters)
No 9 | Brazil | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.204 (Image: Reuters)
No.8 | UK | Power Index: 0.180 (Image: Reuters)
No 8 | UK | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.201 (Image: Reuters)
No. 5 | France | Power Index: 0.158 (Image: Reuters)
No 7 | France | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.169 (Image: Reuters)
No.7 | South Korea | Power Index: 0.176 (Image: Reuters)
No 6 | South Korea | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.162 (Image: Reuters)
No. 6 | Japan | Power Index: 0.171 (Image: Reuters)
No 5 | Japan | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.144 (Image: Reuters)
No. 4 | India | Power Index: 0.107 (Image: Reuters)
No 4 | India | Global Firepower Powerindex: 0.121 (Image: Reuters)
No. 3 | China | Power Index: 0.067 (Image: Reuters)
No 3 | China | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.086 (Image: Reuters)
No. 2 | Russia | Power Index: 0.064 (Image: Reuters)
No 2 | Russia | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.080 (Image: Reuters)
No.1 | US | Power Index: 0.062 (Image: Reuters)
No 1 | US | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.072 (Image: Reuters)
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first published: Jan 16, 2021 05:55 pm

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