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Top Armed Forces In The World 2022

The strength of the armed forces of a country is assessed on the basis of the strength of its army, navy, air force, and other paramilitary forces.

The army’s strength is assessed on the basis of the number of active personnel for combat roles, infantry strength in terms of tanks and artillery.

For the air force, its strength depends upon the number of combat fighter planes, armed helicopters, and transport planes. For the navy, the strength is assessed in terms of combat ship fleet strength, which includes aircraft carriers, destroyers, frigates and other support vessels.

Top Militaries Global Ranks 2022

Country

Country

Armed Forces Global Rank

Army Active Personnel

Air Force Total Aircrafts

Navy Fleet Strength 

United States

1st

13247

484

Russia

2nd

1,014,000

4,173

605

China

3rd

2,185,000

3,285

777

India

4th

1,455,550

2,186

295

Japan

5th

247,150

1,449

155

South Korea

6th

599,000

1,595

234

France

7th

208,750

1055

180

United Kingdom

8th

138,500

693

75

Germany

9th

183,500

620

80

Italy

10th

165,500

862

184

Top 10 Armed Forces

The United States Armed Forces are the armed military forces of the United States of America. The US armed forces consists of six combat service branches, which include the US Army, US Air Force, US Navy, US Marines, and Space Force.

The US President is the Commander-In-Chief, who is the Supreme Commander of the US armed forces. The US Armed Forces come under the jurisdiction of two federal executive departments, which include the Department of Defence (DOD) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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Russian Military , Russian Armed Forces

Russian Armed Forces

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation are the armed military forces of Russia, formerly known as the USSR. The Russian armed forces consist of six combat service branches, which include the Ground Forces (Army), Navy, and Aerospace Forces, as well as three independent arms of service: the Strategic Rocket Forces, Airborne Forces, and Special Operations Forces.

The Russian President is the Commander-In-Chief who is also the Supreme Commander of the Russian armed forces. The Russian Armed Forces come under the direct control of the Security Council of Russia.

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The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is the Chinese armed force of the People’s Republic of China. The PLA is directly administered by the armed wing of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The PLA is the largest military force in the world with the second largest budget for defence.

The PLA consists of five service branches, which include the Army Ground Force, Navy, Air Force, Rocket Force, and Strategic Support Force. The PLA operates under the leadership of the Central Military Commission (CMC), with its chairman as commander-in-chief of the PLA.

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The Indian Armed Forces are the military forces of the Republic of India, which include three services: the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force. The Indian military is the fourth largest armed force in the world, and the president of India is the supreme commander of the armed forces.

The Indian military, under the command of the government of India, is responsible for protecting the security of India. The Indian military is administered by the Ministry of Defense (MOD), headed by the Defense Minister. The MOD is headquartered in the Indian capital, New Delhi.

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Indian Armed Forces

The Indian Armed Forces are the military forces of the Republic of India. It consists of three professional uniformed services, which include the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force.

The main function of the Indian armed forces is to defend India’s territorial integrity and protect the country against any external aggression.

The Indian Armed Forces have earned an impeccable reputation by virtue of their performance, professional conduct, and glorious past track record.

The Indian air force is the third strongest air force in the world. IAF is an aviation wing of the armed force headed by four star general. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian air force. The Air Chief Marshal is the operational head.  

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Indian Navy , Aircraft Carrier , Vikramaditya Aircraft Carrier

Indian Navy

The Indian navy is the seventh largest navy in the world. It is a sea-based armed force headed by four star general. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian navy. The Chief of Naval Staff is the operational head of the Indian navy.

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The Indian Army is the second largest army in the world. It is a land-based armed force headed by four star general. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Army. The Chief of Army Staff is the operational head of the Indian army. 

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Indian Armed Forces are the military forces of the Republic of India which includes three professional services, the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force. Indian military, under the command of the government of India, are responsible for protecting the security of India.

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Indian Defence Research And Design Institutes

India is rapidly progressing towards mission “Atmanirbhar”, which means self-reliance in defence manufacturing. The Indian prime minister, Shri Narendra Modi, is committed to making India a leading supplier of defence platforms and equipment.

India’s defence research and manufacturing is still dominated by public sector companies. All the public sector defence research and design institutes come under the Ministry of Defence ( MOD ).

The public sector’s premier Defence research and design institutes include the Defence Research and Development Organization ( DRDO ), Hindustan Aeronautics Limited ( HAL ), Aeronautical Development Agency ( ADA ) , Bharat Electronics Ltd ( BEL ) , Directorate Of Naval Design ( DND ) , and Indian Space Research Organization ( ISRO ).

DRDO , Defence Research And Development Organization , Indian DRDO

DRDO

The Indian Army is the second largest army in the world. It is a land-based armed force headed by four star general. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Army. The Chief of Army Staff is the operational head of the Indian army. 

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ISRO , Indian Space Research Organization , Indian Space Program

ISRO

Indian Space Research Organization ISRO is the premier organization owned by Government of India department of space research. ISRO has become one of the six largest space agencies in the world. ISRO was formed on 15th August 1969.

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Hindustan Aeronautics Limited , HAL , Indian Air Force , LCA Production

HAL

The Indian Army is the second largest army in the world. It is a land-based armed force headed by four star general. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Army. The Chief of Army Staff is the operational head of the Indian army. 

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Bharat Dynamics Limited , BDL , Indian Missile Development , Aakash SAM

BDL

Indian Space Research Organization ISRO is the premier organization owned by Government of India department of space research. ISRO has become one of the six largest space agencies in the world. ISRO was formed on 15th August 1969.

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Aeronautical Development Agency , ADA , Who Developed LCA Tejas

ADA

The Indian Army is the second largest army in the world. It is a land-based armed force headed by four star general. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Army. The Chief of Army Staff is the operational head of the Indian army. 

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Directorate Of Naval Design , DND Indian Navy , Naval Design , INS Design , Indian Navy

DND

Indian Space Research Organization ISRO is the premier organization owned by Government of India department of space research. ISRO has become one of the six largest space agencies in the world. ISRO was formed on 15th August 1969.

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