Top Ten Largest Army in the World of 2016

Armed forces are the key element of country which not only defend and fight for the nation but also gave them confidence hope and dignity to stand among other nations with pride. The Armies have able to build new nations and to defend the earlier, however it is also necessary in present to fight with the extreme terrorists who destroy the peace from the world.

Number # 10: Egypt Army - 468,500

The Egyptian Army is the largest service branch within the Egyptian Armed Forces, and is the largest army in both the Middle East and Africa. It is estimated to number around 468,500 personnel, in addition 1,000,000 reservists for a total of 1,468,500 strong.[1] The modern army was established during the reign of Muhammad Ali Pasha (1805-1849), who is considered to be the "founder of modern Egypt". Its most significant engagements in the 20th Century were in Egypt's five wars with the State of Israel (in 1948, 1956, 1967, 1967-1970, and 1973), one of which, the Suez Crisis of 1956, also saw it do combat with the armies of Britain, and France. The Egyptian army was also engaged heavily in the protracted North Yemen Civil War, and the brief Libyan-Egyptian War in July 1977. Its last major engagements was Operation Desert Storm, the liberation of Kuwait from Iraqi occupation in 1991, in which Egyptian army constituted the second largest contingent of allied forces.

Number # 09: South Korean Army - 630,000

The Republic of Korea Armed Forces (Korean: 대한민국 국군; Hanja: 大韓民國國軍; Revised Romanization: Daehanminguk Gukgun) are also known as the ROK Armed Forces, are the armed forces of South Korea. Created in 1948, following the division of Korea, the Republic of Korea Armed Forces is one of the largest standing armed forces in the world with a reported personnel strength of 3,600,000 in 2014 (630,000 active and 2,970,000 reserve).[1] The ROK military forces are responsible for maintaining the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the republic, but often engage in humanitarian and disaster-relief efforts nationwide. More recently the ROK military began increasing its participation in international affairs, acknowledging its role and responsibility as the fifteenth economic power in the world in terms of GDP. The ROK military has participated in various peacekeeping operations, and counter-terrorism operations.

Number # 08: German Army - 653,000

The German Army (German: Deutsches Heer) is the land component of the armed forces of Germany. The German Army was founded in 1955 as part of the newly formed West German Bundeswehr together with the Marine (German Navy) and the Luftwaffe (German Air Force). As of 5 August 2015, the German Army has a strength of 61,219 soldiers. German military shows up physically effective as comprise of 653,000 dynamic military work force, has 871 Aircrafts and maritime quality of 190. These Capability puts him to eight spot top ten army in the world.

Number # 07: Turkish Army - 663,589

The Turkish Land Forces (Turkish: Türk Kara Kuvvetleri), or Turkish Army (Turkish: Türk Ordusu), is the main branch of the Turkish Armed Forces responsible for land-based military operations. In 2010 the International Institute for Strategic Studies estimated that the Turkish Army had an established strength of approximately 663,589 active personnel, consisting of 80,050 professionals and 583,539 conscripts.The Turkish Armed Forces collectively rank as the second largest standing military force in NATO, after the U.S. Armed Forces, with an estimated strength of 495,000 military personnel.

Number # 06: Russian Army - 1,027,000

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (Russian: Вооружённые Си́лы Росси́йской Федера́ции, tr. Vooruzhonnije Síly Rossíyskoj Federátsii) are the military service of Russia, established after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. On 7 May 1992, Boris Yeltsin signed a presidential decree establishing the Russian Ministry of Defence and placing all Soviet Armed Forces troops on the territory of the Russian SFSR under Russian control. In 2010 the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) estimated that the Russian Armed Forces numbered about 1,027,000 active troops and in the region of 2,035,000 reserves (largely ex-conscripts).

Number # 05: Pakistan Army - 1,110,892

The Pakistan Army (Urdu: پاک فوج‎ Pak Fauj (IPA: pɑk fɒ~ɔd͡ʒ); Reporting name: PA) is the land-based service branch of the Pakistan Armed Forces. It is most Powerful and one of the largest  Army in the World and has got 5th spot in the world with higly equiped weapons, Aircrafts, Drones and as has nuclear Assets. The Misslile Technology and invention of Drone made it unique country and put it from 7th to 5th ranking in the world. According to the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) it had an active force of 1 110,892 personnel as of 2012. In addition there were around 900,000 reserves bringing the total available troops to 3,152,892

Number # 04: Indian Army - 1,129,900

The Indian Army (IA, Hindi: भारतीय थलसेना, Bhāratīya Thalsēnā) is the land-based branch and the largest component of the Indian Armed Forces. The President of India serves as Commander-in-Chief of the army, and it is commanded by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), who is a four-star general. The Indian Army has a regimental system, but is operationally and geographically divided into seven commands, with the basic field formation being a division. It is an all-volunteer force and comprises more than 80% of the country's active defence personnel. It is one of the largest standing armies in the world, with 1,129,900 active troops and 960,000 reserve troops.

Number # 03: North Korean Army - 1,190,000

The Korean People's Army (KPA; Chosŏn'gŭl: 조선인민군; Chosŏn inmin'gun) constitutes the military defence forces of North Korea. Kim Jong-un is the Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army, Chairman of Central Military Commission and National Defence Commission. The KPA defence consists of five branches, Ground Force, the Navy, the Air Force, the Strategic Rocket Forces, and the Special Operation Force. Also, the Worker-Peasant Red Guards come under control of the KPA.  As of 2013, with 1,190,000 active, reserve, and paramilitary personnel, it is the Third largest military organization on Earth.

Number # 02: USA Army - 1,361,755

The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States, and is designated as the Army of the United States. As a uniformed military service, the Army is part of the Department of the Army, which is one of the three military departments of the Department of Defense. The U.S. Army is headed by a civilian senior appointed civil servant, the Secretary of the Army (SECARMY), and by a chief military officer, the Chief of Staff of the Army (CSA). In 2010, they have 1,361,755 active Personal and the fiscal year 2011, the Regular Army (USA) reported a strength of 546,057 soldiers; the Army National Guard (ARNG) reported 358,078 soldiers, and the United States Army Reserve (USAR) reported 201,166 soldiers.

Number # 01: Peoples Republic of China - 2,285,000

The Peoples Liberation military is the army of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) under command of the CPC, enlisted at the high of biggest and strongest armies with active personnel of 2,285,000 active whilst 800,000 reserved at the same time bringing complete to 30,85000. China has giant quantity of volunteers on hand to serve the nation to guard close to billion of peoples becoming essentially the most strong country and commanding nation on the planet.

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