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South American Powers Ranked by Military Strength

South America has continued to see growing military forces and the shifting of power to a select few.

South American Powers Ranked by Military Strength

South America has continued to see growing military forces and the shifting of power to a select few.

OVERVIEW



The GFP list makes use of over 55 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 11 countries included in this listing.


Brazil
1
PwrIndx: 0.2487
Argentina
2
PwrIndx: 0.6274
Peru
3
PwrIndx: 0.6841
Venezuela
4
PwrIndx: 0.6931
Colombia
5
PwrIndx: 0.7157
Chile
6
PwrIndx: 0.8054
Bolivia
7
PwrIndx: 0.9139
Ecuador
8
PwrIndx: 0.9451
Uruguay
9
PwrIndx: 1.9867
Paraguay
10
PwrIndx: 2.1503
Suriname
11
PwrIndx: 3.8295