06 March 2018 Current Affairs: Out of 133 countries, India is ranked fourth on a global index for its military strength, only the United States, Russia and China are ranked above India on the list, according to the latest report of the Global Firepower index 2017.
Neighbouring Pakistan is ranked 13th. India maintained its position above France in the top five military powers in the world.
The Indian Army is equipped with 4,426 combat tanks, 6,704 armored fighting vehicles, and 7,414 towed artillery guns, as per the list.
The Top 5 countries in the list are-
1. The USA,