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Most powerful armies in the world: US is No 1; find out where India, China and Pakistan rank

Updated : March 24, 2021 06:35 PM IST

The GFP ranking of world militaries is based on number of weapons they have, diversity of weapons, natural resources, available industries, manpower and financial stability

Global Firepower released its index of the most powerful armed forces in the world. The GFP ranking of world militaries is based on number of weapons they have, diversity of weapons, natural resources, available industries, manpower and financial stability. The PowerIndex score -- which ranks armies -- is based 55 individual factors. A perfect PowerIndex is 0.0000, according to the GFP.  (Image: AP Photo)
Global Firepower released its index of the most powerful armed forces in the world. The GFP ranking of world militaries is based on number of weapons they have, diversity of weapons, natural resources, available industries, manpower and financial stability. The PowerIndex score -- which ranks armies -- is based 55 individual factors. A perfect PowerIndex is 0.0000, according to the GFP.  (Image: AP Photo)
No 10: Pakistan | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.208 (Image: Reuters)
No 10: Pakistan | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.208 (Image: Reuters)
No 9: Brazil | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.204 (Representative Image: Reuters)
No 9: Brazil | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.204 (Representative Image: Reuters)
No 8: United Kingdom | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.201 (Image: Reuters)
No 8: United Kingdom | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.201 (Image: Reuters)
No 7: France | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.169 (Image: Reuters)
No 7: France | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.169 (Image: Reuters)
No 6: South Korea | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.162 (Image: Reuters)
No 6: South Korea | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.162 (Image: Reuters)
No 5: Japan | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.144 (Image: Reuters)
No 5: Japan | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.144 (Image: Reuters)
No 4: India | Global Firepower Powerindex: 0.121 (Image: AP)
No 4: India | Global Firepower Powerindex: 0.121 (Image: AP)
No 3: China | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.086 (Image: Reuters)
No 3: China | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.086 (Image: Reuters)
No 2: Russia | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.080 (Image: Reuters)
No 2: Russia | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.080 (Image: Reuters)
No 1: USA | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.072 (Image: Reuters)
No 1: USA | Global Firepower PowerIndex: 0.072 (Image: Reuters)
Published : March 24, 2021 06:35 PM IST
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