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Monday, February 19, 2018

The Russian army became the strongest after the United States

International company the Global Firepower released a ranking of the most powerful armies in the world. Russian forces have occupied the second place, to overtake our country was only the Americans.

Photo: Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation.

When compiling the rating, the experts took into account 50 different factors, including the development of technologies, a variety of weapons, the size of the army, the funding for the military sector and others.

In the end, the first line of the rating took the American army, spending most of the world on defense, RIA Novosti reported. In second place is Russia, which has the most powerful land forces. Closes the three leaders of the largest people’s liberation army of China.

Next on the list are army of India, France, UK, Japan, Turkey, Germany and Egypt. Last, the 133-th line of the rating took the armed forces of Bhutan.

Nuclear weapons are not taken into account when compiling the list, however, the nuclear powers have received additional points. In addition, NATO countries received a bonus because of the possibility to dispose of funds from General resources of the Alliance. The country’s political system and the nature of military leadership in the evaluation were not considered.


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