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Asian Continental Powers Ranked by Military Strength

Asia's war history is deep and long-running and has been host to many-a-military-power.

Asian Continental Powers Ranked by Military Strength

Asia's war history is deep and long-running and has been host to many-a-military-power.

OVERVIEW



The GFP list makes use of over 50 factors in our in-house formula to determine a given nation's Power Index ('PwrIndx') score. This provides the final ranking while also allowing smaller, more technologically-advanced, nations to compete with larger, lesser-developed ones. Some bonuses and penalties are added for refinement that, in the end, we hope presents an unbiased look into the potential conventional military strength of a world power.

For 2019 there are a total of 45 countries included in this listing.


Russia
1
PwrIndx: 0.0639
China
2
PwrIndx: 0.0673
India
3
PwrIndx: 0.1065
Japan
4
PwrIndx: 0.1707
South Korea
5
PwrIndx: 0.1761
Turkey
6
PwrIndx: 0.2089
Iran
7
PwrIndx: 0.2606
Indonesia
8
PwrIndx: 0.2804
Israel
9
PwrIndx: 0.2964
Pakistan
10
PwrIndx: 0.3087
North Korea
11
PwrIndx: 0.3274
Taiwan
12
PwrIndx: 0.3956
Vietnam
13
PwrIndx: 0.3988
Saudi Arabia
14
PwrIndx: 0.4286
Thailand
15
PwrIndx: 0.4302
Myanmar
16
PwrIndx: 0.6162
Malaysia
17
PwrIndx: 0.6523
Bangladesh
18
PwrIndx: 0.7156
Uzbekistan
19
PwrIndx: 0.7365
Syria
20
PwrIndx: 0.7644
Azerbaijan
21
PwrIndx: 0.7791
Iraq
22
PwrIndx: 0.7813
Kazakhstan
23
PwrIndx: 0.7908
Singapore
24
PwrIndx: 0.8161
United Arab Emirates
25
PwrIndx: 0.8555
Philippines
26
PwrIndx: 0.8862
Yemen
27
PwrIndx: 1.1208
Afghanistan
28
PwrIndx: 1.1511
Turkmenistan
29
PwrIndx: 1.1871
Jordan
30
PwrIndx: 1.1968
Oman
31
PwrIndx: 1.3842
Kuwait
32
PwrIndx: 1.4053
Georgia
33
PwrIndx: 1.4098
Mongolia
34
PwrIndx: 1.5447
Sri Lanka
35
PwrIndx: 1.5687
Kyrgyzstan
36
PwrIndx: 1.5688
Tajikistan
37
PwrIndx: 1.6031
Armenia
38
PwrIndx: 1.6888
Bahrain
39
PwrIndx: 1.7134
Qatar
40
PwrIndx: 1.8696
Cambodia
41
PwrIndx: 1.8765
Lebanon
42
PwrIndx: 2.2929
Nepal
43
PwrIndx: 2.3472
Laos
44
PwrIndx: 2.7113
Bhutan
45
PwrIndx: 6.3988