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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.


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