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Visualizing The World's Most Powerful Militaries

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by Tyler Durden
Sunday, Jan 17, 2021 - 08:45 AM

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 2.19 million active military personnel.

Infographic: The Largest Militaries in the World | Statista

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The United States in comparison, has significantly less - 1.4 million - but, as Statista's Martin Armstrong notes, 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.

Infographic: The World's Most Powerful Militaries | Statista

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The index "utilizes over 50 individual factors to determine a given nation's PowerIndex score with categories ranging from military might and financials to logistical capability and geography."

While a rating of 0.000 would represent the perfect score, it is considered realistically unattainable.

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