Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Quantifying The World's Most Powerful Militaries

Zero Hedge: Quantifying The World's Most Powerful Militaries 

When it comes to manpower, no military in the world comes close to that of China. 

According to Global Firepower estimates, the People's Republic has around 2 million active military personnel. The United States in comparison, has significantly less - 1.4 million - but when assessing the overall power of the world's military forces, the U.S. comes out on top, ahead of Russia and China in second and third, respectively. 

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WNU Editor: While the media narrative paints a picture that Russia is a second rate and declining power, when comparing the overall power of the world's military forces the above analysis says Russia is very close to the U.S.. 

What's my take. 

In a hypothetical war between the U.S. and Russia the conflict will occur near and/or on Russia's borders. 

In this situation the Russian military holds a massive advantage.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Comparisons between different nations in the area of military firepower are so subjective as to be practically useless. If you dig into the models used, and how they are applied towards different nations, there is a lot of room for debate/discussion. Results can be tweaked/slanted to say whatever the originators want them to say.