Top 10 Best Air force in the World

Best Air Force

Whenever we talks about best Air Force in the world, we start looking at USA but In present world every country wants to be superior in it’s defense sector and In any combat the air force of any country plays a major role. So here comes the list of :

List Top 10 Best Air Force in the world

1. United states of America- USA Air force

Best Air Force

The United States Air Force is the air service branch of the United States Armed Forces. It was initially formed as a part of the United States Army on 1 August 1907, the USAF was established as a separate branch of the U.S. Armed Forces on 18 September 1947 with the passing of the National Security Act of 1947. USA is the best Air Force in the World.

Strength : It has a $156.3 billion budget and is the second largest service branch, with 320,812 active duty airmen and 105,700 Air National Guard airmen.

Fighter jets :

F-15C and F-15D Eagle
F-15E Strike Eagle
F-16C and F-16D Fighting Falcon
F-22A Raptor
F-35A Lightning II

2. Russian Air Force

The Russian Air Force is a branch of the Russian Aerospace Forces. The Russian Air Force was originally established as Imperial Russian Air Service (1912–1917) and the Soviet Air Forces (1918–1991). It is considered as 2nd best Air Force in the World.

Strength :
148,000 personnel
4,163 aircraft

Fighter jets :


Su-27, Su-30,Su-35, Su-57

3. Israeli Air Force

Israeli Air Force

The Israeli Air Force operates as the aerial warfare of the Israel Defense Forces. It was founded on May 28, 1948, shortly after the Israeli Declaration of Independence and as of 2017 Aluf Amikam Norkin serves as the Air Force Commander of Israeli Air Force.

Strength :
4,000 active personnel , 55,000 reserve personnel 684 aircraft

Fighter jets :
McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

4. Indian Air Force

Best Air Force- Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force is the air arm of the Indian Armed Forces. Its primary mission is to secure Indian airspace and to conduct aerial warfare during armed conflict. It was officially established on 8 October 1932 as air force of the British Empire and was known as Royal Indian Air Force but after independence from the United Kingdom in 1947, the prefix Royal was removed and was recognized as Indian Air Force . It is also one of the best Air Force in the World.

Strength :
139,576 active personnel
140,000 reserve personnel
Approx 1,750+ aircraft

Fighter jets :
Mirage 2000

5. Royal Air Force – U K Air Force

Best Air Force – UK Airforce

The Royal Air Force is the United Kingdom’s aerial warfare force. It was formed at the end of the First World War on 1 April 1918 and is the world’s oldest independent national air force. Since its formation, the RAF has played significant role in British military history. Particularly it played a major role in the Second World War where it fought most famous the Battle of Britain

Strength :
32,940 active personnel
1,940 RAuxAF
3,200 reserve personnel
832 operational aircraft

Fighter jets :
Eurofighter Typhoon
Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning

6. Peoples Liberation Army Air Force

Best Air Force- Chinese Air Force

The People’s Liberation Army Air Force also known as the Chinese Air Force and the People’s Air Force is an aerial service branch of the People’s Liberation Army .The PLAAF was officially established on 11 November 1949 just after its independence.

Strength :
398,000 active personnel
Approx 2,755 fighter

Fighter jets :
Chengdu J-7
Shenyang J-8
Chengdu J-10
Shenyang J-11
Shenyang J-16
Chengdu J-20
Su-27, Su-30MKK

7. Armee de lAir – French Air Force

The French Air and Space Force is the air and space force of the French Armed Forces. It was formed in 1909 as the Service arm of the French Army and then later was made an independent military arm in 1934, becoming the French Air Force.

Strength :
41,160 personnel
687 aircraft

Fighter jets :
Mirage 2000

8.German Air Force

The German Air Force is the aerial warfare branch of the armed forces of Germany and it is the third largest air force within the European Union, after the Italian Air Force and French Air Force. The German Air Force was founded in 1956 during the era of the Cold War as the aerial warfare branch of the armed forces of then Germany.

Strength :
27,620 personnel
465 aircrafts

Fighter jets :
Eurofighter Typhoon

9. Royal Australian Air Force

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed in March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force.

Strength :
14,313 Active personnel
5,499 Reserve personnel
309 Aircraft

Fighter jets :
F/A-18A/B Hornet
F/A-18F Super Hornet
F-35A Lightning II

10. Japan Air Self Defense Air Force

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force also informally referred to as the Japanese Air Force is the air warfare branch of the Japan Self-Defense Forces, responsible for the defense of Japanese airspace and for other aerospace operations. The JASDF carries out combat air patrols around Japan also maintain a network of ground and air early-warning radar systems.

Strength :
50,324 personnel
745 aircraft

Fighter jets :

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