13 African Countries With The Strongest Militaries

Written by Peter Pedroncelli

Africa is home to some of the strongest militaries in the world, with one North African country in particular featuring in the top 10 of the global list.

Global Firepower produces an annual military ranking that takes into account 50 factors to determine a list of the most powerful armies in the world from a selection of 133 countries.

Factors such as total manpower, active military personnel, aircraft numbers, combat tank numbers and total defense budget have been taken into consideration when deciding on the strongest military presences in the world and in Africa.

Here are the 13 African countries with the strongest militaries.

Sources: CIAFactbook, Globalfirepower, AfricaRanking, Businesstech.