Army is one of the basic need of any country for its existence. If army will not be strong then the survival of that country will be impossible. Sea , land and air forces are becoming a need of every country and it should be strong in every field. Army makes a part for protection of country from internal or external threats. Armies strength depends upon the geographical view. If one country has friendly neighbor countries then no large force will be require. World’s political issues are now involving in strengthen of armies. Like America wants to hold in middle east in Afghanistan ,Pakistan, Iran and on mineral resources of these countries. They are also have a close look on Russia that’s why they are being in Afghanistan. China having its forces strong for security reasons due to Taiwan and India. India and Pakistan are also working to strong its armies due to having threats from each other or from neighboring countries. Here we are giving the list of top 10 largest and strongest armies in the world.
10. Iran (320,000)
Iran is situated in Middle East and it has a well established army that has 320,000 soldiers. Iran’s army is world’s 10th largest army and is the one of the best army in the Middle East. The army of Iran consists of 14 land divisions and 15 air force squadrons.170 vessels. They are good in ballistic missiles. They are proud to have the “Shihab 3” ballistic missile.
9. Myanmar (425,000)
Myanmar have the forces with sum up of 425,000 soldiers. Myanmar in 2011, a law was there that every male or female having the age of 18 to 35 must be given the military training of 2 years. So every one can take a active part in any case of national emergency.
8. Iraq (450,000)
The environment in Iraq was not good due to suffering war against various countries. Still internal resistance is there against foreign forces. Iraq has the 450,000 soldiers army which is the world’s 8th largest army. This army was involved in many wars, which are 1948 Arab-Israel, war against Iran, Gulf war. So they are seems to be active force due to participation in various wars.
7. United States (550,000)
US army is considered as the world’s strongest army with having new technology weapons. That is the atomic power country. They have largest air ships, sea ships and was the first force which use atomic bomb in the war against Japan. US army has the motto of “The We’ll Defend’. This army has participates in many wars which includes War of 1812, Vietnam war, Iraq and Afghanistan war, and the famous world war I and II, Indian war and Utah war.
6. South Korea (560,000)
South Korean army has the total number of 560,000 soldiers and is the world’s 6th largest army. South Korean army has the military strength of Fire bat shock, Troops,Terrain Marines, Vulture Anti Personnel Vehicles. They have 30,000,000 canons.
5. Pakistan (617,000)
Pakistan is situated in Asia. It is a small Muslim country but is atomic power and have well organized military of 617,000 solders. Pakistan army is considering world wide the brave army and it has participated in various wars. Air force, Navy and paramilitary forces are so active and can perform well in every crisis. Pakistani solders are also working with UNO in many dangerous countries. Pakistan missile technology is one of the best technology with about 100% accuracy. They have tanks, Fighter jets, submarines, missiles, and atomic bomb.
4. Russia (1,027,000)
Russia is a well exporter of arms and was the super power in the past. They have a arm exports of 6,197,000,000 dollars. Which is big. Its army consists of 1,027,000 soldiers. The military education is compulsory for the people having age of 18 to 27. They have a world’s best air crafts and tanks. Quantity of tanks is 22,950 and of aircraft’s is 2358 in Europe. Battle tanks are others which are 4,982. Russian army has also participated in various wars. Famous is war against Afghanistan.
3. North Korea (900,000)
North Korea has a well organized army with sum of 900,000 soldiers which is world’s 3rd largest army. They have a massive amount of war equipments which includes total tanks of 4,500 and various anti tank weapons. This army has taken a part in various wars that was Korean war, Gulf war, Vietnam war, Iraq war and war in Afghanistan.
2. India (1,325,000)
India is situated in Asia and have world’s 2nd largest army with sum of 1,325,000 soldiers. They are having internal and external threat and are working well on a mission to secure and defense of the country. Indian army has a lot of missiles with longest distance hitting capacity .Its air force, Navy an paramilitary forces are well strong and has the ability to face any challenges.
1. China (2,290,000)
China is a part of Asia an have a large area with huge population. Its army is the world’s largest army having the amount of 2,290,000. This army is well trained having 8,500 tanks, 61 submarines, 4,000 fighter jets and 54 surface ships. China has spending massive amount on military expense and is making itself the world’s super power country.