Global Air Power Ranking 2022. Ranking of Armed Forces.

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Global Air Power Ranking 2022:- The Indian Air Force has once again shown its power and has beaten the mighty like China, Japan, and France. The World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft (WDMMA) has released the ranking for the year 2022, in which the Indian Air Force has been placed above the Air Force of China, Japan, and France. Especially the Chinese Air Force placing India above is quite shocking and it also shows how the Indian Air Force is prepared.

List of Global Air powers Ranking:-

Rank

Country

TvR

1

United State Air Force

242.9

2

United State Navy

142.4

3

Russian Air Force

114.2

4

United State Army Aviation

112.6

5

United State Marine Corps

85.3

6

Indian Air Force

69.4

7

People’s Liberation Army Air Force

63.8

8

Japan Air Self-Defence Force

58.1

9

Israeli Air Force

58.0

10

French Air Force

56.3

11

British Royal Air Force

55.3

12

South Korean Air Force

53.4

13

Italian Air Force

51.9

14

Royal Australian Air Force

51.7

15

People’s Liberation Army Naval Air Force

49.3

16

Brazilian Air Force

48.3

17

Royal Saudi Air Force

46.4

18

Pakistan Air Force

46.3

19

German Air Force

46.2

20

French Navy Aviation

45.9

21

Turkish Air Force

44.6

22

Egyptian Air Force

44.0

23

Russian Naval Aviation

43.6

24

Algerian Air Force

43.2

25

People’s Liberation Naval Air Force

42.4

26

Spanish Air Force

41.6

27

Royal Canadian Air Force

41.3

28

Indian Naval Aviation

41.2

29

Indonesian Air Force

40.0

30

Swedish Air Force

38.6

31

United Arab Emirates Air Force

33.1

32

Republic of China Air Force

33.0

33

Turkish Army Aviation

32.4

34

Republic of Singapore Air Force

32.1

35

People’s Liberation Army Ground Force

31.3

36

Indian Army Aviation

30.0

37

Chilean Air Force

27.9

38

Ukrainian Air Force

27.8

39

Argentine Air Force

27.4

40

Royal Jordanian Air Force

27.3

Indian Airforce ahead of China

The WDMMA has published the Global Air Powers Ranking for the year 2022, placing the Indian Air Force above the People’s Liberation Army Air Force, also known as the Chinese Air Force. In this report, the total combat capability of various air services of different countries of the world is evaluated and they have been ranked accordingly. Not just China, the Indian Air Force is placed above the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF), the Israeli Air Force, and the French Air and Space Force as well, and it is said that the Indian Air Force has increased its power unprecedentedly.

What is WDMMA?

The World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft evaluates the Air Force of different countries based on different factors. This is completely a private organization and this institution is considered completely unbiased. The agency takes various factors into account and produces a comprehensive report that describes in detail the current strengths and weaknesses of modern military air services around the world. WDMMA prepares reports based on extensive research and at present, WDMMA monitors the air force of 98 countries of the world and covers 124 air services. With this, the WDMMA follows 47,840 aircraft in the world.

How does WDMMA prepare reports?

When preparing its annual ranking on modern military air services around the world, the WDMMA uses a formula that takes into account values ​​relating to the total combat power of the nation’s various air services. WDMMA researches the air power of different countries and analyzes points like modernization, defence capability, attack capability, logistic support, and attack capability and prepares ‘True Value Rating’ (TVR). Thus, a country’s military air power is analyzed not only based on its total quantity of aircraft but its quality and general mix of inventory. However, WDMMA says that the work on TVR is in progress and it is continuously updated as per the requirement. It also focuses on local air-industry capabilities, inventory balance (the usual mix of unit types), and force experience.

What does the 2022 report say?

The Global Air Powers Ranking (2022) report has given the highest TVR score to United States Air Force (USAF) – 242.9 and placed it at the first position. The US Air Force comprises a broad mix of aircraft types and many products are sourced locally from the vast US industrial base. It maintains dedicated strategic level bombers, CAS aircraft, a large helo, and a combat force (many of which are multi-role types), and is going to be even stronger with hundreds of transport aircraft and hundreds of units in the coming days.

What about Indian Airforce?

According to the report, at present 1645 aircraft are included in the active list of the Indian Air Force. According to the report, the Indian Air Force currently has 632 fighter aircraft. These include Su-30MKI (Multirole)-242, MiG-21bis (Interceptor)-132, Jaguar M/S (Attack)-130, MiG-29UPG (Multirole)-66, M2000H/I (Multirole)-45, Tejas Mk. 1 (Multirole)-16, Rafale (Multirole)-1

How many helicopters are there?

Indian Air Force currently has Mi-17/171 (Medium-Lift)-223, HAL Dhruv (Multirole)-91, SA 316/SA319 (Utility)-77, SA 315 (Light Utility)-17, Mi-25/ 25/35 (gunship/transport)-15, AH-64E (assault)-8, CH-47F (medium lift)-6, MI-26 (heavy lift)-1 helicopters are present.

How many transporters are there?

According to this report, the Indian Air Force currently has An-32 (Tactical)-104, HS 748 (Utility)-57, Dornier 228 (Utility)-50, IL-76MD/MKI (Strategic)-17, • C- There are 17 (strategic/tactical)-11, C-130J (tactical)-11 transporters.

Global Airpower – Top 10:-

The Indian Air Force has come to the sixth position in the global airpower. According to the rankings, 242.9 points forthe the United States Air Force, 142.4 points forthe United States Navy (the air force possessed by the Navy), 114.2 points forthe Russian Air Force, 112.6 points for United States Army Aviation, 85.3 points for the United States Marine Corps and its India is followed and Indian Air Force has got 69.4 points, Chinese Air Force 63.8 points, Japan Airforce 58.1 points, Israeli Airforce 58.0 points, and France Airforce 56.3 points. On the other hand, if we put all three US Air Force together, then India’s ranking reaches number three and only Russia remains ahead of India.

Frequently Asked Question:-

  • What is the full form of WDMMA?
    Ans:-
    Its full name is the World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft, which measures the strength of aircraft and air forces of different countries of the world.
  • How is the World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft Report prepared?
    Ans:-
    To make a report on the World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft, prepares a report by assessing how many weapons and aircraft are related to the capability of any country.
  • What is the full name of TVR?
    Ans:-
    The full name of the term TVR is True Value Rating as used in the World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft.
  • What is the position of Indian aircraft in the world?
    Ans:-
    According to the current position of the Indian Air Force in the world, the position of the Indian Air Force is the sixth place and has been given a total of 69.4 TVR points.
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