Russia entered the top three ranking military powers. Has overtaken our country only the United States, whose leadership is first brought about enormous military expenses. 3rd place was China, which lags behind from Moscow, in the amount of units.
The researchers studied the armed forces of the 126 countries in the world and on the basis of the received data has ranked the States with the most powerful and efficient army. When determining the best military powers accounted for more than 50 dissimilar characteristics.
For example, professionals have considered the costs of the States in the armed forces, the number of pieces of equipment, the scope of the military infrastructure, power, air and sea forces, volume of extraction of natural resources, and logistics are the distinctive features of the States. With all this, the nuclear capabilities of countries was not taken into account. The result, according to Global Firepower Russia took the 2nd place in the international ranking military powers.
Our country has managed to get around the United States. America snatched the lead just because more other States spends on the military. The budget of the armed forces of the United States, even after reduction at 577 billion.
Closes the three leaders of China. Despite all this, the more Moscow Beijing spends on the armed forces, though all equally inferior to our country in a military capacity. For example, the Chinese army in the office is there only 9 thousand tanks, however in Russia's armed forces is 15.3 thousand pieces of military equipment.
Note that after the first three of favourites is India, power has won a high place due to the amount of their own army. This feature has allowed new Delhi to significantly increase the total "power index", leaving behind the more developed European powers.