|Armed forces personnel > Total||353,000 Ranked 17th. 2 times more than United Kingdom|
|Personnel||359,000 Ranked 18th. 65% more than United Kingdom|
|Navy > Frigates||11 Ranked 1st.|
|Air force > C-130 transport aircraft||14 Ranked 2nd.|
Is the UK or France more powerful?
France surpassed the US and Britain as the world’s top soft power, according to an annual survey examining how much non-military global influence an individual country wields. Britain headed the list two years ago, but was edged off top spot by the US last year.
Is Britain richer than France?
France stands at $2.7 trillion, the UK at $2.2 trillion, Italy at $2.1 trillion.
Is UK stronger than China?
China has the most powerful military in the world with the US in second place and the UK trailing in ninth, a study has revealed. … Beijing’s military rated 82 out of 100 in a study using multiple factors to measure the strongest nations.
What made Britain so powerful?
There is no doubt that Britain was powerful. It used its wealth, its armies and its navy to defeat rival European countries and to conquer local peoples to establish its empire. … In most of the empire Britain relied heavily on local people to make it work.