Most powerful military in Africa according to global fire power (GFP). Global Power index list the most strongest Military in the world, it ranks countries in the world based on their military forces. This includes 138 nations, including 24 from Africa.
Based on the rating, five criteria was considered as the criteria for the ranking:
The number of serving military members.
The naval force.
Fuel availability for military operations.
The number of jet fighters.
The defense budget, and logistics flexibility
The Global Fire Power ranking (GFP) measures countries’ military might each year and gives a power index number when comparing them to other countries.
Below is the latest ranking of 10 countries with the most powerful military force in Africa.
From the rating the most powerful military force in Africa, Egypt remains top of the list in Africa with a power index score of 0.1872, thanks to an estimated military strength of 920,000 soldiers and 11,700 armored vehicles. The country is the only one from Africa in the world’s top 10, ranking 9th in the world.
Algeria comes second in the most powerful military force in Africa with a score of 0.4659, thanks to 2,000 armored vehicles and 316 rocket and missile launchers.
South Africa is 3rd scoring 0.4985 with 2,000 armored vehicles and 81,300 serving soldiers.
Nigeria follows with a score of 0.6485 (120,000 military personnel and 1,789 armored vehicles).
Angola closes the Top 5 Strongest Military In Africa scoring 0.8379 with 115 rocket and missile launchers and 126 military helicopters. Morocco, Ethiopia, DR Congo, Sudan, and Libya, follow respectively to form the Top ten. Let see the details below:
Global Fire Power is an organization that is widely known for having a fairly accurate understanding of the militaries in the world. It uses its own calculation system based on the above mentioned criteria.
However, the list conveyed on this page is the accurate information on the most powerful military force in Africa as adopted from the world Global Fire Power ranking.
The list of the most powerful military force in Africa below was adopted from the recent world ranking.
African ranking Countries World ranking:
|10. Libya 80|