Army plays an Vital role all around the world,However their are also some other things which are playing important role in the current world but in the past the armies were used to measure the power of an country,How large the army is?What experience they had?But now Economy and Army both play an important role in measuring the power of an country but here we will be talking about the Armies only and yes one more thing Here we are not Listing the Top 10 Army of the World,We are just listing the top 10 largest Armies of the world considering their strength not the actual power of an army as to measure the power of any army we will have to consider lots of other thing not just the strength.
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Top 10 Armies of the world-
10.Iraq-Armed Forces of Iraq have 478,325 Active Personnel and about 500,000 Reserve personnel.The Iraq Armed Force does not have an Long History you can assume the military is an New Military and was formed in 20th century but the Armed Forces have participated in lots of war since 1940s Anglo-Iraqi War of 1941,Arab–Israeli War against Israel,1973 Yom Kippur War,and the longest war with Iran.
9.Iran-Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran have 545,000 active personnel and 1,800,000 reserved personnel.The Iran Armed Forces have contributed in the UN Peace Keeping Forces and have Fought against Iraq and the Armed Forces are increasing their Capability,And as per lots of Information they are also trying to Develop Weapons of Mass Destruction.
8.Turkey-Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) are the military forces of the Republic of Turkey,Having three Branches Navy,Air Force and navy.The Turkish Armed Force have 701,164 Active personnel and about 400,000 Reserved Personnel.The Turkish Armed Force is an Part of NATO and participated in the second world war in 1945 against germany and Japan,They also participated in the korean war as the member of United Nations,The Turkish Armed forces also interfered in Cyprus dispute in 1974 and the armed force is part of the ISAF force in Afghanistan since 2001.
7.Republic of Korea-Republic of Korea Armed Forces(South Korean Army) have 639,000 Active personnel and 29,00,000 Reserve Personnel which is the third largest in the world The Army was involved in the Korean war and also in the vietnam War where they participated Actively and have also contributed in lots of UN Peace keeping Forces.
6.Pakistan-Pakistan Armed Forces of Islamic Republic of Pakistan have 617,000 Active Personnel and have 513,000 Reserve Personnel,The Pakistan Armed Forces have fought lots of war since Independence and most of the Conflicts were with Indian Armed Forces,The Armed Force of Pakistan have criticized by lots of other Countries for supporting terrorism and terrorist groups specially against India,Since the Invasion of Western Countries in Afghanistan the Pakistan Armed Forces are fighting against the Terrorist groups in the Western Pakistan.
5.Russian Federation-Russian Armed Force have 1 million active personnel and about 2 Million Reserved personnel,The Armed Forces of Russia also have the Weapons of mass Destruction.
4.Democratic People’s Republic of Korea-Korean People’s Army(North Korea) have 1,106,000 Active personnel and 8,200,000 Reserved personnel(The Largest in the world),The Army Participated in the Korean War and suffered lots of casualties.
3.India-Indian Armed Forces of Republic of India have 1,325,000 Active personnel and about 2 million Reserved personnel,the Indian Armed Forces have an Long history from thousands of years and have participated in both the World Wars and since the Independence have done lots of Successful operation and have participated in various wars and conflicts and most of them were with pakistan,And the Indian Armed Forces have actively participated in United Nation Peace Keeping Forces,The Indian Armed Forces have an good relation With Nepal and Bhutan and is pledged to support them in condition of any threat to them,The Indian Armed Force is one of the Strongest Force in the world and believed that the force will play an important role in the Current century.
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2.United States of America-United States Armed Forces have 1,429,995 active personnel and 850,880 reserved personnel,United States Armed Force had participated in lots of war since 20th century including World War First and second,Iraq War,Afghanistan war,Korean War,Vietnam War,Persian Gulf War, and lots of others and Plays an important role in NATO Forces and have contributed in the UN Peace keeping Forces,Currently the US Armed Forces have been stationed in almost 150 countries and the United States Armed Forces are playing an important role in the whole world.
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1.People’s Republic of China-People’s Liberation Army have the largest army in the world with having 2.2 Million active personnel and about 1 million reserve personnel,the PLA Participated in the World War second against Japan,The Army have also participated in the following Wars Korean War,Sino-Indian war,Vietnam war etc. and contributes a little bit in the united Nation Peace keeping Forces,the PLA Posses a Cyber Branch to which conducts cyber attacks.