Top 10 Largest and Strongest Armies

An Army is most important part of a country and its security.

Army plays big roles in a country like maintain the integrity of nation in cases of national emergency, natural disasters.

Now days terrorism affected most of the countries in the world, each country facing big problems due to terrorism, some countries are fighting with terrorism in other countries also to save innocent peoples like United States of America(USA), Russia, United Kingdom(UK) and many more.

Most of the countries allocate big part of GDP to make army modern and dynamic, so Army can face each problem of the country, Here is the list of top 10 strongest and largest armed forces in the world depending upon the military strength based on tanks, fighter helicopters, fighter aircraft, aircraft carriers and submarines and the most danger power of a army nuclear power of country.

List of top 10 Strongest Armies

#1.

The United States

Total Army Personnel: 561,980, M1 Abrams Tanks: 8,325, Anti-Tank (AT) Weapons: 8,000, Humvee – Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle: 160,000, M2 Bradley – Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV): 6,452, M3 Bradley – Reconnaissance vehicle: 1,200, M113 – Armored Personnel Carriers (APC): 6,700, Stryker – Armored personnel carrier (APC): 3,000,
M88 Hercules – Armored recovery vehicle: 676, M109 – Self-propelled howitzer: 1,934, Avenger – Self-propelled anti-aircraft weapon: 1,000, M119 Howitzer: 500, M198 Howitzer: 653, M777 Howitzer: 638,
HIMARS – Multiple rocket launcher: 340, M270 – Multiple rocket launcher: 990, Mortars: 7,500,
Patriot – Surface-to-air missile (SAM): 1,106, Anti-Aircraft (AA) Weapons: 2,100, Army Fixed-wing Aircraft: 261
Army Helicopters: 4,993, UAV: 132, M9 – Combat engineering vehicles: 447, Logistical Vehicles: 267,240, Total Land Army Weapons: 56,000

#2.

Russia


Total Army Personnel: 360,000, Tanks: 6,500, Anti-Tank (AT) Weapons: 14,000, Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV): 6,000, Armored Personnel Carriers (APC): 6,400, Self-propelled Artillery (SPA): 3,500, Self-propelled Guns (SPG): 6,000, Self-Propelled Surface to Air Missiles (SAM): 2,500, Towed Artillery: 7,550, Mortars: 2,600, Anti-Aircraft (AA) Weapons: 4,600, Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS): 900, Logistical Vehicles: 12,000, Total Land Army Weapons: 91,000

#3.

China


Total Army Personnel: 1,700,000, Tanks: 7,000, Anti-Tank (AT) Weapons: 1,200, Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV): 2,200, Armored Personnel Carriers (APC): 5,500, Self-propelled Guns (SPG): 2,400, Towed Artillery: 25,000, Mortars: 1,000, Anti-Aircraft (AA) Weapons: 750, Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS): 2,500, Helicopters: 575, Logistical Vehicles: 55,000, Total Land Army Weapons: 47,5001

#4.

India


Total Army Personnel: 1,129,900, Tanks: 4000, Anti-Tank (AT) Weapons: 51,000, Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV): 2200, Armored Personnel Carriers (APC): 500, Self-propelled Artillery (SPA): 230, Towed Artillery: 9500, Mortars: 5000, Anti-Aircraft (AA) Weapons: 15,500, Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS): 290, UAV: 170 , Helicopters: 190, Logistical Vehicles: 70,000, Total Land Army Weapons: 75,100

#5.

The United Kingdom


Total Army Personnel: 142,620, Tanks: 345, Anti-Tank (AT) Weapons: 4,000, APCs / IFVs: 4,300 , Self-propelled Guns (SPG): 120 , Towed Artillery: 135, Mortars: 2560, Armored Vehicles: 6,030, Armoured Patrol Vehicles: 12,000, Anti-Aircraft (AA) Weapons: 650, Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS): 42, Fixed-wing Army aircraft: 12, Helicopters: 206, Engineer Equipment: 621, Logistical Vehicles: 16,000, Total Land Army Weapons: 11,630

#6.

France


Total Army Personnel: 144,480, Tanks: 915, Anti-Tank (AT) Weapons: 450, Armored Personnel Carriers (APC): 5436, Self-propelled Howitzer (SPH): 251, Self-propelled Guns (SPG): 200, Towed Howitzer: 105, Mortars: 500, Armored Vehicles: 1100, Anti-Aircraft (AA) Weapons: 320, Multiple Rocket Launcher (MRL): 41, Helicopters: 550, Logistical Vehicles: 13,700, Total Land Army Weapons: 10,620,

#7.

Germany


Total Army Personnel: 180,000, Tanks: 408, Armored Fighting Vehicles: 5,869, Self-Propelled Guns : 154,
Towed-Artillery: 0, Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRSs): 50, Total Aircraft: 676, Fighters/Interceptors: 169, Fixed-Wing Attack Aircraft: 169, Transport Aircraft: 345, Trainer Aircraft: 51, Helicopters: 359, Attack Helicopters: 44, Total Naval Strength: 81, Aircraft Carriers: 0, Frigates: 10, Destroyers: 0, Corvettes: 5, Submarines: 5, Coastal Defense Craft: 4,
Mine Warfare: 15

#8.

Turkey


Total Army Personnel: 402,000, Tanks: 3900, Anti-Tank (AT) Weapons: 47,500, Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV): 650, Armored Personnel Carriers (APC): 5700 , Self-propelled Mortar (SPM): 395, Self-propelled Howitzer (SPH): 1105 , Howitzers: 1925 , Mortars: 8840, Anti-Aircraft (AA) Weapons: 5,400, Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS): 360, UAV: 152, Helicopters: 435, Logistical Vehicles: 24,500, Total Land Army Weapons: 69,700

#9.

South Korea


Total Army Personnel: 520,000, Tanks: 2,300, Anti-Tank (AT) Weapons: 1900, Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV): 1830, Armored Personnel Carriers (APC): 400, Self-propelled Howitzer (SPH): 1675, Self-propelled Guns (SPG): 1800, Towed Artillery: 4900, Mortars: 2000, Armored Vehicles: 2,500, Guided missile systems (GMS): 30, Anti-Aircraft (AA) Weapons: 2600, Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS): 200, Helicopters: 600, Logistical Vehicles: 8600, Total Land Army Weapons: 13,300

#10.

Japan


Total Army Personnel: 148,000, Tanks: 928, Anti-Tank (AT) Weapons: 2,000 , Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV): 69, Armored Personnel Carriers (APC): 673 , Self-propelled Artillery (SPA): 422, Self-propelled Guns (SPG): 317 , Towed Artillery: 480 , Mortars: 700 , Armored Vehicles: 1950 +-, Air defense vehicles: 52, Anti-Aircraft (AA) Weapons: 528 , Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS): 90 , Army aircraft: 469 , Helicopters: 458 , Logistical Vehicles: 5,000 , Total Land Army Weapons: 5,220,

 
 

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