10 Most Powerful Militaries in the World

10. Brazil

Brazil has one of the world's strongest armies. It's a major player in Latin America and has a strong military history.

9. Pakistan

Pakistan is one of the most powerful armies in the world. Pakistan’s army is made up of over 190,000 soldiers, 1,500 tanks, and over 10,000 aircraft.

8. The  United Kingdom

There aren't many armies as powerful as the United Kingdom's. As a NATO member, it has a strong military history.

7. France

As an army, France's artillery is one of its biggest strengths. One of the few armies that can use artillery so effectively.

6. South Korea

The population of South Korea is just over 50 million. Despite that, they've got one of the biggest military budgets.

5. Japan

The Japanese military employs 1,098,000 people, making them the fifth largest military in all of the world.

4. India

India’s army is experienced in battling different types of enemies. India’s army is very effective and is often able to achieve victory over its opponents.

3. China

People's Republic of China is home to a disciplined and well-trained army. Its soldiers can execute complex battle plans and are extremely effective in combat.

2. Russia

The Russian military has a well-regarded track record of success in combat. The Russian military is also highly skilled in using modern technology to wage war.

1. USA

The United States of America is by far the most powerful army in the world. The country has a military budget of over $600 billion, and its military forces are among the most powerful in the world.