Pakistan Military ranked as no 1 Military of the Islamic World ahead of Turkish and Egypt Armies

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Pakistan Military ranked as no 1 Military of the Islamic World ahead of Turkish and Egypt Armies

The Pakistan Army is ranked as the 10th most powerful military in the world.

The Pakistan Army is ranked as the 10th most powerful military in the world.

According to Global Firepower Index 2021 released this week, Pakistan Army is among the world’s ten most powerful militaries in world leaving behind Israel, Germany and Australia.

In terms of Islamic world, Pakistan ranks first, followed by Turkey and Egypt.

Global Firepower Index is an annual ranking that rates a country with respect to its military strength.

The Global Firepower ranked the armies of 138 countries by taking into consideration a number of factors including the diversity of each country’s weapons, manpower, population, geography and its state of development.

The finalized Global Firepower ranking utilizes over 50 individual factors to determine a given nation's PowerIndex. Pakistan holds a PwrIndx* rating of 0.2083.

As per the ranking, Pakistan has an estimated total of 1,204,000 military personnel, total aircraft strength of 1364, total fighter aircraft 357, 100 total naval assets and a defence budget of $12,275,000,000.

The US, Russia and China, in that order, are ranked as the three most powerful forces, with India coming in at number four ahead of Japan, South Korea and France.