Navy consists of warships and auxiliary vessels of a country and is one of the most important components of a nation’s defense system. In other words, a country’s Navy is that branch of a country’s armed forces which comprises of ships, crew members and the other supporting equipments and vessels.
Not all countries have strong navies and the number of crew members, warships and other equipments might vary from nation to nation. But the following are the world’s top 10 largest navies and their warships.
United States Navy is the largest navy in the entire world as it has 22 cruises, 21 landing ships, 60 destroyers, 53 attack submarines and 323700 navy personnel in addition to this. Another country whose navy is considered very strong because of its strength is the Russian Navy.
This navy has a total of 282 warships and 140000 navy personnel as well. China’s navy is also among the largest as it has 250000 personnel and 239 warships in total. Japan Maritime self-defense force is also one of the largest and strongest navies in the world consisting of 109 warships and 45800 navy personnel.
Some other large navies in the world are Royal Navy (UK), French Navy, Indian Navy Republic of Korea Navy and Italian Navy.