A country’s power is not only described by its Airforce, Army, and Economy but also by its Naval power. The country which has a powerful naval fleet can rule the ocean and can rule the trade because most of the trade-in today’s world is done through sea route. So now we are going to talk about the most powerful Navy in the world. Here we have put together a list of World Top 10 Navy.
Taiwan Navy comes at number 10 position in terms of naval power. They have military person of 38000 with total of 117 ships. They do not have any aircraft carrier but they have to submarines. They have 12 petrol ships, 20 frigates, and 4 destroyers which are very crucial for a Navy. They always poses threat from the people’s republic of China Navy from there Western sea borders. So they have to maintain a commendable Navy to cope up with these threats.
|Active Personnel– 38,000||Total Ships– 117||Submarines– 2|
|Aircraft Carriers– 0||Destroyers– 4||Frigates– 20|
|Corvette– 1||Missile Boats– 31||Patrol Ships– 12|
|Minesweepers– 9||Amphibious Ships- 10||Auxiliary Ships-10|
Italy comes at 9th position in terms of their Navy and this is due to there are two active Aircraft carriers which always travel in the Mediterranean sea. They have active naval personnel of 31000 with total of 181 ships in service. They have 8 submarines. other than two Aircraft carriers they have three Amphibious ships, which also prove to be a big asset for their Navy.
|Active Personnel– 31,000||Total Ships– 181||Submarines– 8|
|Aircraft Carriers– 2||Destroyers– 4||Frigates– 13|
|Corvette– 2||Patrol Ships-10||Minesweepers-10|
|Amphibious Ships– 3||Coastal Petrol Ships– 4|
8. SOUTH KOREA
Like Airforce and Army, South Korea has to also maintain a recommendable amount of navy to save their nation from North Korean attack. They have a large Navy personnel of 70000 with 150 ships on their banks. They do not possess any aircraft carrier but they do have 16 submarines. They have a very big number of 70 Petrol ships. They have 6 special landing ships and 8 landing craft.
|Active Personnel- 70,000||Total Ships- 150||Submarines- 16|
|Aircraft Carriers- 0||Destroyers- 12||Frigates- 13|
|Corvette-16||Patrol Ships- 70||Minesweepers- 11|
|Amphibious Ships- 1||Landing Ships- 6||Landing Crafts- 8|
7. INDIAN NAVY
Today Indian Navy is at 7th position in the world but they are increasing their naval assets like submarines and Aircraft carriers at a very rapid rate. Their current active Naval personnel is 67000 and they have a total of 295 ships.
They have one active aircraft carrier along with two other aircraft carrier under development. they have 16 submarines of which two submarines are nuclear-capable. They have 8 landing ships and landing craft each with 110 petrol boats. They also have 30 auxiliary ships to guard their coast.
|Active Personnel– 67,000||Total Ships– 295||Submarines– 16 |
(14 CONVENTIONAL, 2 NUCLEAR)
|Aircraft Carriers– 1||Destroyers– 11||Frigates– 14|
|Corvette– 24||Patrol Ships– 19||Minesweepers– 4|
|Amphibious Ships– 1||Landing Ships- 8||Landing Crafts– 8|
|Torpedo Recover Ships– 1||Offshore Petrol Ships– 10||Petrol Boats– 110|
|Auxiliary Ships– 30|
French Navy does not poses many ships but they have an advanced fleet. They have an aircraft carrier along with 10 submarines of which 6 are ballistic missile submarines and 6 attack submarines. Behave active level personal of 36000. they have 6 surveillance free gates and five general free gates which always keep their coast guards active regarding any threat from the sea route. They also have three Amphibious ships and one experiment ship.
|Active Personnel– 36,000||Total Ships– 87||Submarines– 10|
(4 BALLISTIC MISSILE, 6 ATTACK)
|Aircraft Carriers– 1||Destroyers– 12||General Frigates– 5|
|Surveillance Frigates– 6||Patrol Ships– 21||Minesweepers– 18|
|Amphibious Ships– 3||Experiment Ship– 1|
5. United Kingdom
UK can be termed as the most powerful Navy in whole of Europe as they have 4 nuclear power ballistic submarines and other 6 nuclear power submarines. Behave 1 year craft career and they have active naval personnel of 33000. Their total naval fleet consists of 70 ships of which there are 6 destroyers and 13 frigates. They also possess 4 service ice IPS which is a game-changer in there Northern Arctic region.
|Active Personnel– 33,000||Total Ships– 70||Submarines– 10|
(4 nuclear power ballistic missile,
6 Nuclear Power fleet )
|Aircraft Carriers– 1||Destroyers– 6||Frigates– 13|
|Patrol Ships– 3 Offshore||Minesweepers– 13||Amphibious Ships– 3|
|Service Ice Ship– 4||Ice Breaker– 1||Fast Petrol Boat– 18|
Japan may not have a very big Army or airforce but they do have a very powerful Navy. Japan is an Island country and separated from the rest of the world so they have to maintain a good number of ships for the transport of goods from other countries. So they have to also maintain a very big and powerful Navy for the protection of its cost and its merchant ships.
They have active naval personnel of 51000 with 155 seats of which there are 26 destroyers. They also have three landing ships and two landing craft along with four helicopter destroyers which are as better as any aircraft carrier.
|Active Personnel– 51,000||Total Ships– 155||Submarines-17|
|Aircraft Carriers– 0||Destroyers– 26||Frigates– 10|
|Corvette– 6||Patrol Ships– 6||Minesweepers– 25|
|Helicopter Destroyer– 4||Landing Ships– 3||Landing Crafts– 2|
|Ice Breaker– 1||Experiment Ship– 1|
Russia’s former Soviet Union is the third largest naval force in the world. They have a Bizzare 148000 level personals. They have 280 ships and 52 submarines. They have one aircraft carrier but there are several Aircraft carriers under production.
They have a very large plate of landing ship tanks and landing crafts. they also have 41 patrol boats and 78 corvette which is highest in Asia. Few decades ago they have the largest submarine fleet in the world but they have sold all their older submarines to China and India Navy.
|Active Personnel– 148,000||Total Ships– 280||Submarines– 52|
(17 SSN, 22 SSK,13 BALLESTIC,
7 CRUISE, 3 SPECIAL )
|Aircraft Carriers– 1||Destroyers– 13||Frigates– 8|
|Corvette– 78||Minesweepers– 47||Patrol Boat– 41|
|Cruiser– 3||Battle Cruiser– 1||Landing Ships Tanks– 19|
|Landing Crafts– 32|
China has the biggest Navy in Asia and the second biggest naval power in the whole world. they have an aircraft carrier and 335 naval ships. They also have 70 submarines of which 55 submarines are diesel operated which are bought from Russia.
They have a very big navel personal of 250000. They have the biggest fleet of auxiliary ships of 200 and 109 missile boats. They also have special submarine chases that are capable to destroy enemy submarines.
|Active Personnel- 250,000||Total Ships- 335||Submarines- 70|
(8 SSN, 55 SSK, 5 BALLISTIC,
2 EXPERIMENTAL )
|Aircraft Carriers- 1||Destroyers- 34||Frigates- 51|
|Corvette- 42||Missile Boats- 109||Minesweepers- 29|
|Amphibious Ships- 5||Auxiliary Ships- 200||Landing Ships Tanks- 32|
|Submarine Chaser-94||Gun Boats- 17|
US Navy is the most powerful and the biggest Navy in the world in terms of both ships and submarines. They also have the largest naval personnel in the world. They have 490 ships, 11 Aircraft carriers, and 300000 active naval personals.
They have the biggest fleet of amphibious ships which is 22. Their maximum submarines are nuclear-capable and able to launch Ballistic missiles. They have naval bases in almost every corner of Earth. They operate 11 Aircraft carriers which are even greater than all other aircraft carrier countries.
|Active Personnel– 300,000||Total Ships– 490||Submarines– 70|
(52 ATTACK, 14 BALLESTIC,
4 GUIDED MISSILE )
|Aircraft Carriers– 11||Destroyers– 65||Frigates– 1|
|Patrol Ships– 13||Minesweepers– 11||Amphibious Ships– 22|
|Submarine Tender– 2||Littoral Combat Ships– 10||Landing Ships– 12|