The rank for the country with the most powerful military was released by the Global Firepower. What they did is to examine the defense forces of 6 countries in order to compile the ranking. They took into account manpower, air power, naval power resources, land system, finance, logistic and geography covered. They measured the number of aircraft carriers, labor force and available manpower, to produce a power index. This means lower numbers equal more firepower.
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Power Index: 0.6912
Defense Budget: $31, 576, 000, 000
Active Military Personnel: 371, 199
Labor Force: 104, 700, 000
Total Aircraft: 822
Total Naval Strength: 106