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Pakistan Army ranked 7th most powerful army in the world

The list takes into account 60 factors while ranking the country’s military force. Pakistan scored 0.1694 on the Power Index.

Pakistan Army is declared the seventh most powerful army in the world. Military Strength Rankings 2023 shared the list.

Pakistan has jumped swiftly in the rankings in the past few years. Pakistan was ranked at the 15th spot and moved 7th spot. Global Firepower has been publishing Military Strength Rankings since 2006. Every year it ranks the militaries of all the countries on basis of potential war-making capabilities.

The list takes into account 60 factors while ranking the country’s military force. Pakistan scored 0.1694 on the Power Index. Pakistan scored better than Japan, Saudi Arabia, Italy, France, Brazil, Iran, Israel, Turkey, and Canada.

In 2022, Pakistan Army was the 9th most powerful Army in the world according to the latest rankings. It was ranked 9th spot out of 140 countries in the annual Global Firepower Index. The gradual increase in the rankings of the Pakistan Army indicates an improvement in its professional and military might.

Pakistan’s Army had become the 10th most powerful army in the world according to the Global Firepower Index 2021.

Pakistan had improved 5 places in the same list since 2019. In 2020, Pakistan stood as the 15th most powerful country. Global Firepower Index is an annual ranking that ranks a country according to its military strength.

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The Global Firepower ranking mechanism involves scrutinizing a large variety of factors, which include manpower, population, geography, diversity of weapons, and the state of development. Countries that are equipped with nuclear weapons get bonus points, however, the nuclear stockpiles of a country do not amount to the final score.

The Global Firepower ranking creates the Power Index score for each country after examining more than 55 factors, and this ranking allows small and technologically advanced nations to compete with large countries that are less developed and advanced.

The heightened Power Index score is 0.0000, which is an unrealistic goal for any country. However, the closer a country is to this number, the more powerful it’s military.