Friday, May 12, 2017

Global Firepower Posts Its Ranking Of Countries By Military Strength

Nuclear stockpiles were taken into account but not recognized, in the figures compiled by Global Firepower.

Daily Mail: US still boasts the most powerful military in the world, spending almost three times as much as Russia and China COMBINED, according to new global rankings of armed forces

* The US still boasts the most powerful military in the world, dwarfing both Russia and China behind them
* The US spends almost $600 billion a year on its defence budget with 'available manpower' of 145,215,000
* Ranking of 106 nations based on more than 50 factors, including military budget, manpower and weaponry

The US still boasts the most powerful military in the world, dwarfing both Russia and China behind them, according to the new global rankings of armed forces around the world.

The US spends almost $600 billion a year on its defence budget and has an 'available manpower' of 145,215,000.

Russia, which came second in the rankings, spends less than $45 billion a year on defense while China forks out $161 billion annually according to military analytics website Global Firepower.

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Update: US military is STILL the most powerful in the world and boasts a massive £465 billion budget, 19 aircraft carriers and more than 13,000 aircraft (The SUN).

WNU Editor: The Global Fire website is here. Global Fire's ranking of countries by military strength is here.

2 comments:

Stephen Davenport said...

Yeah, Egypt is stronger than Israel my ass, who put this garbage together, Russia at number 2 is bogus as well.

Anonymous said...

145 + million available manpower in US?? I thought that was their obesity number.