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North American Countries Ranked by Military Power (2015)

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 2/17/2015

North America has been gifted with general stability when compared to the rest of the world, allowing powers to concentrate on internal security and foreign affairs.


The GFP ranking makes use of over 40 factors to determine each nation's Power Index ("PwrIndx") score. From this score, the finalized ranking is generated. The factors are set within our algorithm which provides a fair canvas and allows smaller, yet technologically-advanced nations to compete with larger, lesser-developed ones. Additionally, various bonuses and penalties are added for final refinement. In the end, we hope it presents an unbiased ranking and realistic outlook on the conventional military firepower and strength of a given country for a given year. At the very least, this list can be used to stir healthy debate amongst visitors to GFP.

There are a total of 3 countries of North America represented in the GFP database.

United States of America
PwrIndx: 0.1661
PwrIndx: 0.5625
PwrIndx: 0.9071

Partial Sources:, CIA World Factbook,, public domain print and media sources and user contributions. Some values may be estimated when official sources are lacking.

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