Where Uzbekistan ranks in Global Firepower Index 2019?

Uzbekistan Materials 23 January 2020 18:18 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 23

By Ilkin Seyfaddini – Trend:

Uzbekistan ranked 48rd of 137 countries (power index: 0.7365) in the Global Firepower rating in 2019, Trend reports referring to the ranking’s website.

In 2018 Uzbekistan was ranked 39th, in 2017 – 30th.

When compiling the Global Firepower ranking, such factors as manpower, airpower, land strength, naval strength, logistics, financials were taken into consideration.

Highlights of the report for Uzbekistan:

- 15,912,566 people worth of available manpower;

- 13,366,555 people who are "fit-for-service";

- Total military personnel is estimated at 50,000

- Uzbekistan ranks 52st of 137 for total available "total aircraft strength" (179);

- Uzbekistan ranks 31st of 137 for total available "fighters" (69);

- Uzbekistan ranks 29st of 137 for total available "attacks" (89);

- Uzbekistan ranks 48rd of 137 countries in "total helicopter strength", and 22th of 137 for total attack helicopters (25);

An important place is given to the size of external debt, foreign exchange reserves of a country and its purchasing power.

The top three positions in the ranking belong to the US, Russia and China.