The world's top 30 military powers today
These are 2018's most powerful countries by military strength
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An important aspect that qualifies a country as powerful is its military strength. Each year, Global Firepower assesses more than 55 individual and collective factors, ranging from weapon diversity and available manpower to geographical location and financial strength, to determine which nations dominate our globe in military power. The website values manpower more than actual military personnel, so countries with large populations tend to rank higher.
Click through the gallery to see what countries make the top 30 strongest military powers.
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