When it comes to defense, some countries stand out from others in the world.
Taking into account criteria such as personnel, logistics, military power, and others, the military analysis portal Global Firepower released its list of the most powerful armed forces in the world for 2021, out of a total of 138 countries considered.
Kato comments on the scale, the countries with a score closer to 0.0 are the most powerful.
At the top of the list is the United States. With 0.0606, the country maintained its place in 2021. Below are some relevant data of its military power.
Naval assets: 490
Soon after came Russia. With great results in the development of missiles, drones, and other defense equipment, the country gained 0.0681.
Naval assets: 603
After Russia, China followed. With 0.0691 points, the Asian giant has modernized its war arsenal with the development of new weapons.
Naval assets: 777
The list continued with India in fourth place, followed by Japan, South Korea, France, the United Kingdom, and Egypt.
Brazil and other countries
In 10th place, Brazil stood out with a score of 0.1988. Thus, in 2021, the country moved up three positions compared to 2019, the year in which it occupied 13th place.
Below are some relevant data from the Brazilian Armed Forces.
Naval assets: 112
Fighters: 43The distance between the country and the other Latin American nations is remarkable. Colombia, the second Latin American country on the list, appears only in 37th place.
After Colombia, comes Mexico, at 38th. Next is Peru, at 40th and Venezuela, at 41st.
Even more distant comes Argentina, at 43th and Chile, at 47th.
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