2) France (PwrIndx: 0.4706)
Western European nation France’s defense procurement and spending is leveling off. The nation’s defense budget is $43 billion. It has a population of 65,951,611 and covers a land area of 643,801 sq km. France has 228,656 active frontline personnel, 423 tanks, 1,203 aircraft and 1 aircraft carrier.
1) United Kingdom (PwrIndx: 0.3923)
Officially Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, the armed forces of the United Kingdom is the most powerful in Europe and fifth in the world. It has 205,330 active frontline personnel, 407 tanks, 908 aircraft and 1 aircraft carrier. The country’s defense budget is a whopping $53.6 billion! The UK covers a land area of 243,610 sq km and has a coastline of 12,429 km.
These nations are really powerful! Their enemies will definitely think once, twice, multiple times before provoking them!