Top 25 World’s Largest Armies

10. Turkey

Turkey was the first to launch military tech-development programs when China showed their demand for upgraded armed forces. As a result, their troops have been provided with next-generation equipment and training. And now, after Russia’s threads of all-out war, Turkey attempts to double their manpower manpower by the end of the year.

  • Active Personnel: 595,000
  • Defense Budget: $18,180,000,000
  • Armed land vehicles: 12,600
  • Multi-launch Rocket Systems: 811
  • Aircraft (fighters, interceptors, attack copters): 1,007

9. Japan

The military restrictions applied after World War II didn’t stop Japan from developing one of the world’s largest armies. The tiny island nation has a world-class air force, supported by three aircraft carriers and 17 modern submarines.

  • Active Personnel: 307,000
  • Defense Budget: $18,180,000,000
  • Armed land vehicles: 4,150
  • Multi-launch Rocket Systems: 999
  • Aircraft (fighters, interceptors, attack copters): 1,590


  1. roher March 7, 2016
    • Dmitriy Feldman March 7, 2016

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