Today’s top ten military powers in the world

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9.  United Kingdom  

British Forces include three branches of service, – the navy, the army, and the air force. Below are some figures for the United Kingdom – the figures presented could vary slightly:

  • Active Military (including army, navy and air force) – 197,700
  • Reserve – 212,000
  • Paramilitary – 152,000
  • Aircraft and Helicopters – 1,800
  • Tanks and Armored Vehicles – 5,500

Despite having one of the smallest numbers of active military, the militaries of the United Kingdom are a sustainable force and their SAS is among the world’s top Special Forces.  Britain is a steadfast ally of the U.S.

Challenger 2 (United Kingdom)
Challenger 2 (United Kingdom)