Army is the biggest group of employed persons which has the motive to fight and defend its nation from the external threats by the other nations and it is also known as fighting force, military force or security force etc. All the countries maintain their military just to survive in the world. In the different countries army power is specially prepared and managed which elaborates the country’s defense position between the other countries around the globe. A largest and strongest army shows the courage, bravery and the power of a nation.
Every country has the desire to have a strongest army in the world and for this purpose many nations are spending enough to make their armies strongest and biggest in the world. Different countries have different sizes of their military powers, although weapons are the major sources to win a war against the enemy, yet number of soldiers has more value than weapons because without soldiers the fighting weapons are useless for a nation,following is a list of top ten countries having the largest biggest and strongest armies in the world.
Top 10 Countries with Largest Armies in the world
China is the biggest country by its population size as well as it has the strongest army in the world which is famous as People’s Liberation Army around the globe. Its military size is more than 2,285,000 making it the largest army in the world and it is given 1st rank in the list of army size by country.
2. United States
U.S. Army has the 2nd largest military around the globe with more than 1,458,219 soldiers which are protecting USA from the enemies around the globe.US Army is considered one of the strongest military power. Furthermore United States has the most active nuclear weapons than other nuclear powers in the world.
India is one of the world’s largest countries by its population and it is considered the home of Hindus because it has the largest Hindu population in the world. India has maintained its military power and given it the shape of third largest army in the world with more than 1,325,000 soldiers serving Indian military.India is the largest importer of weapons from Russia, France and Israel and has good relations with these nations.
North Korea has the fourth largest army in the world having 1,106,000 individuals serving it which was established in 1930.In the ancient days, it has the military force consisting of the 2500 men and with the passage of time it increased its military strength and at present one of the largest current armies in the world.
In fact Russian army was established in 7 ,may 1992. Russia is the 2nd largest country by its nuclear weapons in the world. Russia is spending more than $72 billion for its military forces so it has the biggest armies in the world. Its number military persons is more than 1,027,000.
Turkey remained neutral till the end of World War 2 and it is spending a large amount of its budget on the maintenance of its military powers just to make its Military one of the largest fighting force around the globe. It has more than 666,576 soldiers giving it the sixth rank in the list of top 10 countries with largest armies in the world.
7. South Korea
Having more than 639,000 soldiers South Korea is the 7th nation with biggest fighting troops around the globe.Its Fighting military was established in 1948 when the country was divided into two different states.It spent a reasonable time on relying United States for the security assistance.
Pakistani military force is known as PAK ARMY which was established after its independence on 14 august 1947. Pakistan fought two wars against its worst enemy India. Pakistan has the 8th largest army in the world with more than 6,17,000 brave and courageous army individuals willing to sacrifice their lives for their beloved country.Pakistan is the second largest Muslim country in the world and has a reputable situation between the Islamic countries of the world.
Iran is also a Muslim country which was established in 1925. It has 5,23,000 army persons. Iran is one of the countries having most natural resources. It is covering the total area of 1,648,195 square kilometers with 0.7% water. Tehran is the capital and largest city of Iran. Its total population according to 2013 census is 77,176,930.
Egypt has the 10th position in the ranking list of top ten largest armies in the world with total of 468,500 people appointed as military recruits for the protection of the nation from external as well as the internal enemies.It has good and well-trained soldiers.Egypt army has trained many nations such as African and Arab states.
Question of the Day
|Q : What country has the largest army in the world ?
Ans : At present China is the top listed nation having the largest army in the world with more than 2,285,000 brave military soldiers. This army is recognized as the People’s Liberation Army.