Top Muslim powerful countries in 2018

Top Muslim powerful countries in 2018

Islam is the second largest religion in the world with over 1.5 billion followers from all over the world and rapidly fast growing religion in the world. Reports claim that from 21st century Muslims will more than the number of Christians.

So among these 54 Muslims nations, we are sharing some of the top powerful nations from all 54 nations. Here are details

1) Pakistan

Pakistan is an Islamic country founded on 14 August 1947 by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Pakistan was declared an officially Islamic country by PPP government in 1973 as ‘Islamic Republic of Pakistan’. Pakistan is the only Muslim country who possess nuclear weapons also Pakistan has modern weapons and tanks for fighting with the enemy.

Pakistan defense budget $7.6 Billion (2015-16)

Pakistan has 6th largest active military personnel in the world with 644,000 and 513,000 reserve personnel.

Land System

Tanks    2,945
Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs)    2,828
Self-Propelled Guns (SPGs)    470
Towed-artillery    3,278
Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRSs)    134

Air Power

Total Aircrafts    951
Fighter/Interceptors    301
Fixed-Wing Attack Aircrafts    394
Transport Aircrafts    394
Trainer Aircrafts    190
Helicopters    316
Attack helicopters    52

Naval Power

Total Naval strength 197
Aircraft Carriers    0
Frigates    10
Destroyers    0
Corvettes    0
Submarines    8
Coastal Defence Craft    17
Mine Warfare    3

2) Turkey

Turkey is the second Muslims powerful country located in eastern Europe and western Asia with cultural connections to ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Turkey annual defense Budget is approximately $18.2 billion (2016). Turkey has more modern weapons from Pakistan which comes from Nato and USA but Pakistan is the only Muslim state who possess nuclear weapons that’s why Pakistan is more powerful then Turkey in my review,Although Turkey had signed an agreement with Nato to never make nuclear weapons. But no one can compare these two nations because both nations show their love and peace to each other.

Land System

Tanks    2,445
Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs)    7,550
Self-Propelled Guns (SPGs)    697
Towed artelieery    872
Multiple-Launch Rocket System (MLRSs)    811

Air Power

Total Aircrafts    1,018
Fighter/Interceptors    207
Fixed-Wing attack Aircrafts    207
Transport Aircrafts    439
Trainer Aircrafts    276
Helicopters    455
Attack Helicopters    70

Naval Power

Total Naval Strength 194
Aircraft Carriers    0
Frigates    16
Destroyers    0
Corvettes    9
Submarines    12
Coastal Defence Craft    34
Mine Warfare    11

3) Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is a desert country encompassing most of the Arabian Peninsula, with Red Sea and Persian (Arabian) Gulf coastlines. Known as the birthplace of Islam, it’s home to the religion’s 2 most sacred mosques: Masjid al-Haram, in Mecca, the destination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, and Medina’s Masjid an-Nabawi, the burial site of the prophet Muhammad. Riyadh. The Royal Saudi Arabian Armed forces defense Budget of 2017 is $69.4 Billion.Total military personnel are 478,000 and 455,000 are on reserve.

Land System

Tanks    1,142
Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs)    5,472
Self-Propelled Vehicles (SPGs)    524
Towed Artillery    432
Multiple-Launch Rocket System    322

Air Power

Total Aircrafts    844
Fighter/Interceptors    203
Fixed-Wing attact Aircrafts    284
Transport Aircrafts    211
Trainer Aircrafts    244
Helicopters    254
Attack Helicopters    22

Naval Power

Total Naval strength    55
Aircraft Carriers    0
Frigates    7
Destroyers    0
Corvettes    4
Submarines    0
Coastal Defence Craft    11
Mine Warfare    3

4) Indonesia

Indonesia, a Southeast Asian nation made up of thousands of volcanic islands, is home to hundreds of ethnic groups speaking many different languages. It’s known for beaches, volcanoes, Komodo dragons and jungles sheltering elephants, orangutans, and tigers. On the island of Java lies Indonesia’s vibrant, sprawling capital, Jakarta, and the city of Yogyakarta, known for gamelan music and traditional puppetry. Indonesian National Armed Forces defense budget of 2017 is $18.17 Billion. Active military personnel are 435,750 and 540,000 reserve personnel.

Land System

Tanks    418
Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs)    1.131
Self-Propelled Vehicles (SPGs)    105
Towed Artillery    356
Multiple-Launch Rocket System (MLRSs)    153

Air Power

Total Aircrafts    478
Fighter/Interceptors    41
Fixed-Wing attack Aircrafts    80
Transport Aircrafts    200
Trainer Aircrafts    110
Helicopters    197
Attack Helicopters    5

Naval Power

Total naval strength 221
Aircraft Carriers    0
Frigates    8
Destroyers    0
Corvettes    24
Submarines    3
Coastal Defence Craft    74
Mine Warfare    12

5) Iran

Iran is an Islamic republic on the Persian (Arabian) Gulf with historical sites dating to the Persian Empire. Iran is the 5th powerful country among Muslims nations with active military Personel 523,000 and 350,000 on reserve, Defence budget approximately $14.1 billion (2017).

Land System

Tanks    1,650
Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs)    2,215
Self-Propelled Vehicles (SPGs)    440
Towed Artillery    2,118
Multiple-Launch Rocket System (MLRSs) 1,533

Air Power

Total Aircrafts    505
Fighter/Interceptors    150
Fixed-Wing attack Aircrafts    158
Transport Aircrafts    192
Trainer Aircrafts    101
Helicopters    145
Attack Helicopters    12

Naval Power

Total naval strength    398
Aircraft Carriers    0
Frigates    5
Destroyers    0
Corvettes    3
Submariens    33
Coastal Defence Craft    230
Mine Warfare    10

Please note that these all countries are rapidly increasing their weapons so if you will know about that change then you can leave a comment or contact us via Form.

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