A strong military is the essential foundation of every country. If a nation does not have a strong army and project its strength, it is bound to be seen as vulnerable and become a target to not only terror attack but also conflict within its territory and among its people.

To achieve a stable and powerful military force, countries around the world allocate a large annual budget from their GDP to advance their military weapons, increase their man power, and increase the number of their aircraft and manned or unmanned ground vehicles.

This list has brought to you the world’s eight most powerful armies in the world that you may or may not have known about.