Countries With The Most Powerful Military Base in the World

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As America threats to use force on Iran keep growing and generating heat argument and controversies here and there, 9jatoday deem it fit to publish the list of the 10 most powerful nations with a military base in the world.

The ranking was made by Global Firepower’s in 2019 using the diversity of each and every country’s destructive weapons, available manpower, geographical area, logistical strength, the natural resources on the ground and the local industry in each country were also considered.

Also, the highest power index ratio is 0.0000, something that is “realistically unattainable,” this is according to Global Firepower. Hence, the closer a country is to this index number, the more powerful its military base is.

Premise on the above criteria, the following are the top 10 most powerful countries with a military base in the world:

 

  1. Germany

Power Index rating: 0.2097

Population: 80,457,737

Estimated military personnel: 208,641

Aircraft strength: 613 (17th)

Overall Fighter aircraft: 122 (20th)

Combat tanks: 900 (26th)

aval assets: 81

National Defense budget: $49.1 billion

 

  1. Turkey

Index rating: 0.2089

Population: 81,257,239

Estimated military personnel: 735,000

Overall aircraft strength: 1,067 (10th)

Overall Fighter aircraft: 207 (14th)

Combat tanks: 3,200 (7th)

Overall naval assets: 194

National Defense budget: $8.6 billion

 

  1. United Kingdom

Power Index rating: 0.1797

Overall population: 65,105,246

Estimated military personnel: 233,000

Overall aircraft: 811 (15th)

Total Fighter aircraft: 129 (19th)

Combat tanks: 331 (49th)

Overall Naval assets: 76 (with an aircraft carrier)

National Defense budget: $47.5 billion

 

  1. South Korea

Power Index rating: 0.1761

Country’s population: 51,418,097

Overall military personnel: 5,827,150

Fighter aircraft: 406 (6th)

Overall aircraft strength: 1,614 (5th)

Combat tanks: 2,654 (9th)

Not total assets: 166; (with one aircraft carrier)

National Defense budget: $38.3 billion

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  1. Japan

Index rating: 0.1707

Overall population: 126,128,156

Estimated military personnel: 303,157

Total Aircraft: 1,572 (6th)

Fighter aircraft: 297 (8th)

Combat tanks: 1,004 (25th)

Naval assets: 131 (with four aircraft carriers)

National Defense budget: $47 billion

 

  1. France

Power Index rating:0.1584

Overall opulation: 67,364,357

Estimated military personnel: 388,635

Total aircraft: 1,248 (8th)

Fighter aircraft: 273 (10th)

Combat tanks: 406 (ranked 44th)

Naval assets: 118 ( with four aircraft carriers)

National Defense budget: $40.5 billion

 

  1. India

Index rating: 0.1065

Population: 1,296,834,042

Estimated Military strength: 3,462,500

Fighter aircraft: 520 (4th)

Aircraft strength: 2,082 (4th)

Combat tanks: 4,184 (6th)

Naval assets: 295; one aircraft carrier

National Defense budget: $55.2 billion

 

  1. China

Power Index: 0.0673

Country’s population: 1,384,688,986

Estimated military personnel: 2,693,000

Fighter aircraft: 1,222 (2nd position)

Total aircraft: 3,187 (3rd position)

Combat tanks: 13,050 (2nd position)

Naval assets: 714; with an aircraft carrier

National Defense budget: $224 billion

 

  1. Russia

Index rating: 0.0639

Population: 142,122,776

Estimated military personnel: 3,586,128

Fighter aircraft: 869 ( 3rd position)

Total aircraft strength: 4,078 ( 2nd out of 137)

Combat tanks: 21,932 (1st position)

Naval assets: 352;

National Defense budget: $44 billion

 

  1. United States

Power Index rating: 0.0615

Population: 329,256,465

Estimated military personnel: 2,141,900

Fighter aircraft: 2,362 (1st position)

Aircraft in general:- 13,398 (scored first out of 137)

Combat tanks: 6,287 (ranked 3rd)

Naval assets: 415; 24 aircraft carriers

National Defense budget: $716 billion (as at 2019)

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