i really think not from 2 to 8 i disagree with, first of all Britain had the 2nd largest power projection capability in NATO, whereas china hasnt been in any wars of late so i assume your going by sheer size, so your post contradicts your question, nothing has proven that China's armed forces although huge, are of any combat effectiveness. the same again with India, with no offense to their armed forces in any way, and this is not a professional view at all (i know little about their armed forces) but a personal thought come into my head "Cannon fodder" anyone agree?, Pakistan number 5, i think not, it shouldn?t even be on there. and how come you people have forgotten Japan, Israel, Canada (great country).
i remember doing something like this before, except i based my conclusion on 29 points to decide which was the more powerful, each individual point was like a standard each force had to meet and points were awarded accordingly the highest being 10 etc, admittedly it could have been more extensive as i mainly focused on the army, rather than navies and air forces. But anyway my list would go like this (im not saying this is how it is, each of us have our own opinions, I?m not saying I?m defiantly right)
1. The United States of America
2. Great Britain and Northern Ireland
4. Russian Federation
Someone silence this person as he knows not of what he speaks about. Memories make lessons, lessons lead to the most combat experienced nation on earth. as for they are almost finished now, come say that to the Brits then, see what they have to say about that comment. Britain has the 2nd largest power projection capability in NATO, and when disregarding size only America (with its mighty army) could subdue Britain, and thats unlikely to happen seeing as the two proud nations have stood side by side with each other for many years (all be it a one sided friendship really). Britain should not go below three at the most, its position is more like 2nd on your so called (if rather flawed) list.
Good day to you sir (in a rather disgruntled tone)
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