In Pictures: The 75 Most Powerful Military Forces in the World

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In this gallery, Newsweek looks at the most powerful military forces in the world, starting with the 75th strongest and working up to number one. Getty Images
51 Cuba
75. Cuba. Defense Budget: $700,000,000. Total Military Personnel: 1,256,000. Total Aircraft Strength: 80. Tanks: 50. Armored Fighting Vehicles: 1,830. Total Naval Assets: 12. Aircraft Carriers: 0. Submarines: 0. Yamil Lage/AFP
52 Slovakia
74. Slovakia. Defense Budget: $1,025,000,000. Total Military Personnel: 14,675. Total Aircraft Strength: 42. Tanks: 22. Armored Fighting Vehicles: 478. Total Naval Assets: 0. Aircraft Carriers: 0. Submarines: 0. Joe Klamar/AFP
53 Libya
73. Libya. Defense Budget: $3,000,000,000. Total Military Personnel: 100,000. Total Aircraft Strength: 121. Tanks: 340. Armored Fighting Vehicles: 699. Total Naval Assets: 5. Aircraft Carriers: 0. Submarines: 0. Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
54 Jordan
72. Jordan. Defense Budget: $1,500,000,000. Total Military Personnel: 170,600. Total Aircraft Strength: 260. Tanks: 1,321. Armored Fighting Vehicles: 2,547. Total Naval Assets: 37. Aircraft Carriers: 0. Submarines: 0. John MacDougall/AFP
55 Sudan
71. Sudan. Defense Budget: $2,470,000,000. Total Military Personnel: 282,150. Total Aircraft Strength: 181. Tanks: 360. Armored Fighting Vehicles: 415. Total Naval Assets: 18. Aircraft Carriers: 0. Submarines: 0. Ashraf Shazly/AFP
56 Ecuador
70. Ecuador. Defense Budget: $2,400,000,000. Total Military Personnel: 158,500. Total Aircraft Strength: 122. Tanks: 232. Armored Fighting Vehicles: 385. Total Naval Assets: 19. Aircraft Carriers: 0. Submarines: 2. Fredy Builes/Reuters
57 Afghan
69. Afghanistan. Defense Budget: $11,500,000,000. Total Military Personnel: 200,000. Total Aircraft Strength: 205. Tanks: 0. Armored Fighting Vehicles: 9.562. Total Naval Assets: 0. Aircraft Carriers: 0. Submarines: 0. Ahmad Masood/Reuters
58 Croatia
68. Croatia. Defense Budget: $958,000,000. Total Military Personnel: 21,525. Total Aircraft Strength: 74. Tanks: 72. Armored Fighting Vehicles: 574. Total Naval Assets: 28. Aircraft Carriers: 0. Submarines: 0. Antonio Bronic/Reuters
59 Bulgaria
67. Bulgaria. Defense Budget: $700,000,000. Total Military Personnel: 52,650. Total Aircraft Strength: 66. Tanks: 531. Armored Fighting Vehicles: 1,103. Total Naval Assets: 29. Aircraft Carriers: 0. Submarines: 0. Stoyan Nenov/Reuters
60 Belgium
66. Belgium. Defense Budget: $5,085,000,000. Total Military Personnel: 38,800. Total Aircraft Strength: 173. Tanks: 0. Armored Fighting Vehicles: 545. Total Naval Assets: 17. Aircraft Carriers: 0. Submarines: 0. Yves Herman/Reuters
61 Singapore
65. Singapore. Defense Budget: $9,700,000,000. Total Military Personnel: 504,500. Total Aircraft Strength: 226. Tanks: 196. Armored Fighting Vehicles: 2,192. Total Naval Assets: 40. Aircraft Carriers: 0. Submarines: 0. China Daily/Reuters