Africa’s Military: Who Has The Most Powerful Force?

Africa’s military: Who has the most powerful force?
Africa must manufacture it’s own defense equipments

AFRICANGLOBE – The African Union is preparing to launch its African Standby Force in December.

In October and November 2015, the continent’s armies will meet for a joint field training exercise called Amanai Africa II in South Africa.

The exercise is aimed at developing the ASF to its full operational capability by the end of the year.

We take a look at the top 10 most powerful armies on the continent.

This list is based on a weighted system used by www.globalfirepower.com and the original list can be found  

1
PwrIndx: 0.6214
2
PwrIndx: 0.8695
3
PwrIndx: 0.9233
4
PwrIndx: 1.2009
5
PwrIndx: 1.2431

6

PwrIndx: 1.1597

 

7
PwrIndx: 1.4449
8
PwrIndx: 1.8579
9
PwrIndx: 1.6835
10
PwrIndx: 2.0079
11
PwrIndx: 2.3122
12
PwrIndx: 2.3587
13
PwrIndx: 2.3968
14
PwrIndx: 2.4641
16
PwrIndx: 2.5529
17
PwrIndx: 2.5913
18
PwrIndx: 2.6089
19
PwrIndx: 3.0909
20
PwrIndx: 3.2231
21
PwrIndx: 3.2754
22
PwrIndx: 3.3889
23
PwrIndx: 3.4577
24
PwrIndx: 3.5526
25
PwrIndx: 3.5782
26
PwrIndx: 3.5828
27
PwrIndx: 3.6389
28
PwrIndx: 3.7381
29
PwrIndx: 3.8105
30
PwrIndx: 5.7116

Partial Sources: CIA.gov, CIA World Factbook, wikipedia.com, public domain print and media sources and user contributions. Some values may be estimated when official sources are lacking.