Global Firepower, a global defense website, ranks the United States as the most formidable military force globally.

The rankings evaluate 145 countries based on factors such as military forces size, military equipment, financial stability, geographical location, and available resources.

A combined Power Index score is generated based on these factors, with lower scores indicating greater military capabilities.

The exclusive internal algorithm enables smaller, more technologically advanced countries to rival larger, less developed nations.

The report also analyses fluctuations in the ranking of each country from year to year.

The United States has the most formidable military force globally, with Russia and China ranking second and third, respectively.

 India ranks fourth on the list, indicating a more comprehensive understanding of military capabilities beyond sheer firepower.

Bhutan and Iceland have the weakest military forces in the world with the least formidable capabilities.