According to the US “Forbes” biweekly website reported on December 28, “Global Military” website published in the Asian military rankings, China ranked third. Also in Asia, Japan ranks fourth, Korea ranks sixth, Indonesia ranks eighth and Vietnam ranks ninth.
In the database of 126 countries around the world or the military analysis, all of these Asian countries and regions in the top 20 of the armed forces, leading in Europe and Western Asia, many countries.
The survey is based on stockpiles of arms, the number of troops (including reservists) and troops that can be deployed when needed. In addition, the location may also help improve a country or region rankings.
The report said that Asian countries to strengthen their armed forces, which also from China’s only aircraft carrier ship in Liaoning talking about. In addition to China, the region’s most powerful armed forces are mainly to counter China.
The Indonesian military was not boosted by China’s stimulus. The Southeast Asian country of 13,000 islands has 66 coastal defense vessels and other weapons used to combat piracy and illegal fishing.
But since last year, Indonesia has taken a tougher stance on Chinese ships passing through the territorial waters off the island of Natuna, which Beijing claims is part of its territorial sea of about 95 per cent of the South China Sea.
Source : Internet