10 World best armies : Armies have always been a very intricate and important part of the governments of any country. Every country prides itself at their army. The most powerful nations have always been the ones with the best of armies. A country’s army is one of the most integral factors which decide its fate. What follows are certain facts and figures about the top 10 armies of the world.

1. United States

The American army employs 1,477,896 active military personnel. Its defence budget comes to $689,591,000,000. What makes the American army what it is their power index which is 0.2475. They have a very decent naval strength of a 290 and 15,293 total aircraft.

United States
United States

2. Russia

The power index of the Russian army is 0.2618. The defence budget is $64,000,000,000 and the number of active military personnel is 1,200,000. The Russian army employs a labor force of 75,330,000 and total aircraft is 4,498while the total naval strength is 224.

Russia
Russia

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4. China

The Chinese army employs 2,285,000 active military personnel as well as a labor force of 795,500,000. The defence budget is $129,272,000,000 and the power index is 0.3351. The number of total aircraft and total naval strength is 5,048 and 972.

China
China

5. India

India holds the distinction of having the fourth largest army in the world. The power index is 0.4346 and the annual defence budget is $44,282,000,000. The number of active military personnel employed is 1,325,000 and the number of labor force employed is 487,600,000. Total aircraft is 1,962 and total naval strength 170.

India
India

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7. The United Kingdom

The power index of the U.K. army is 0.5185. The defence budget is $57,875,170,000 and the number of active military personnel is 224,500. The British army employs a labor force of 31,720,000 and total aircraft is 1,412 while the total naval strength is 77.

The United Kingdom
The United Kingdom

8. France

The French army employs 362,485 active military personnel as well as a labor force of 29,610,000. The defence budget is $58,244,000,000 and the power index is 0.6163. The number of total aircraft and total naval strength is 544 and 1810.

France
France

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10. Germany

The German army’s defence budget is $43,478,000,000 and the power index is 0.6491. Germany has the seventh best army in the world. The German army employs a labor force of 43,620,000 and also 148,996 active military personnel. The total number of aircraft and naval strength are 925 and 67 respectively.

Germany
Germany

11. South Korea

The power index of  the South Korean army is 0.6547. The defence budget is $28,280,000,000. The South Korean army has  653,000  Active Military Personnel. The labour  force employed is 25,100,000 whereas the number of total aircraft 871. The total Naval strength is 190.

South Korea
South Korea

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13. Italy

The power index of the Italian army is 0.6838. The number of active military personnel is 293,202. The defence budget is $31,946,000,000. The Italian army employs a labor force of 25,080,000 people. Total aircraft is 770 whereas total naval strength  is 179.

Italy
Italy

14. Brazil

The Brazilian army employs 371,199 active military personnel. Its defence budget comes to $31,576,000,000. What makes the Brazilian what it is their power index which is 0.6912. They have a very decent naval strength of a 106 and 822 total aircraft.

Brazil
Brazil

 

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