The main role of military is to protect the sovereignty of the nation and to keep its people and the borders safe. The Asian military forces are among the strongest militaries in the globe. The region is made up of five of the world’s top 10 most powerful armies. Still in the same region, some military forces are more powerful than the others.
Asia is a huge continent. In fact it is the largest continent in the world. It has five of the world’s top 10 most powerful armies. Here is a brief overview of the top 10 most powerful militaries in Asia as of 2015. This ranking grants a good approximation of a country’s basic military readiness and as such provides an impartial view of the nation’s military strength. In descending order, below is a short overview of the Top 10 Strongest and Most Powerful Military Forces In Asia as of 2015.
Australia’s military expenditure is the thirteenth largest in the world. Australian Defence Force (ADF) is the nation’s armed forces. They comprise the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), The Australian Army and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). The Governor-General is the Commander-in-Chief of the ADF.
The nation’s military force is technologically sophisticated but relatively small. Though its 58,235 full-time active-duty personnel, 22,072 active reserves and 22,166 standby reserves make it the largest military in Oceania, it is still smaller than most Asian militaries.
However, the country’s military force is supported by a significant budget by worldwide standards and is able to deploy forces in multiple locations outside Australia.