(CNN Español) – After Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24 and began unprecedented conflict in the region, the world’s view is again on war and Europe. Half of the 20th century.
However, Russia is one of the most powerful armies in the world Ukraine’s resistance has not yet been brokenIt has a very modest military force.
This situation has disrupted relations with NATO members, including some of the planet’s most powerful armies, such as the United States, the United Kingdom and France.
Russian President Vladimir Putin Mounted on NATO Revenge for the crisis that provoked the war – their attempt to justify Order to invade a sovereign countryIt illustrates the fact that a disturbing number of soldiers and weapons are on the alert in the world and especially in Europe.
Meanwhile, other countries with significant armed forces are keeping a close eye on the situation.
What are the most powerful forces in the world?
The following is a list of the 10 most powerful armies in the world Military Power Code (2022) Calculated by the Global Firepower website, the military balance for international strategic surveillance includes personnel data from 2022 (IISS) And nuclear weapons from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
The United States and Russia top the list with 50 factors, followed by China, India, Japan, South Korea, France, the United Kingdom, Pakistan and Brazil.
Some of these factors are considered to be the number of troops in stock and arsenal, the naval size of aircraft, tanks and ships, military cost and nuclear capability, as well as geographical, financial and logistical issues.
The numbers also give a picture of the style in which each country is waging war.
For example, the United States, aircraft, nuclear weapons – in a kind of alliance with Russia – and the number of military spending is higher than other countries on the list – that is, more investment and maintenance.
Russia, on the other hand, surpasses all others in the number of tanks and nuclear weapons – just above the United States – but with relatively low military spending, surpassing everyone on the list except Pakistan and Brazil.
China has more active-duty soldiers than any other country, and the world’s largest navy in terms of number of ships, as well as the second largest military expenditure. Although far behind the United States and Russia in nuclear matters.
France and the United Kingdom maintain small forces in numbers and equipment, but with significant military costs and the same emphasis on their nuclear weapons as China.
However, some numbers show distorted images. The 480 U.S. ships may appear to be smaller than the navies of Russia (605) and China (777). But they have more Aircraft carriers (11) and destroyers (92) Called the Navy Russian And China together, a very large power as a result.
On the other hand, the enormous superiority of the number of aircraft in the United States is explained in part by an unparalleled transport, training and supply fleet, and not by warplanes.