Why is the Philippine military power ranked number 63?

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2020 Philippines Military StrengthYour rating is optimistic.

,From the above resource.

,u201cor 2020, Philippines is ranked 48 of 138 out of the countries consideredfor the annual GFP review.

It holds a PwrIndx* rating of 0.

7852 (0.

0000 considered perfect).

u201d,Vietnam is much stronger than the Philippines for comparison.

,2020 Vietnam Military Strengthu201dFor 2020, Vietnam is ranked 22 of 138 out of the countries consideredfor the annual GFP review.

It holds a PwrIndx* rating of 0.

3559 (0.

0000 considered perfect).

u201d,The numbers between these two nations explain a lot.

,Philippines Military 2020, CIA World FactbookPhilippine military capability among weakest in Asia Pacific u2014 report | Philstar.

comThe Philippine military lacks almost everything.

Issues include:,Too small in all branches to protect the nation,Vietnam War era equipment with many units, vessels, and aircraft,Too small of an investment for new equipment,Weak command and control,Corruption in some cases although not as bad as the PNP,Despite ongoing insurgencies, success remains rare,Other than the siege at Marawi, most operations against insurgents is platoon to company level,Little success with piracy especially around Mindanao,Equipment, boots, and uniforms are not suited for jungle and mountainous operations (we had better equivalent stuff in the Vietnam War),Rapid deployment of troops around the nation is simply not possible,No MOUT (Military Operations in Urban Terrain) training by the Philippine Military,An unusual choice not to apply lessons learned by other nations in recent wars (the Philippine Military should have learned a lot from the Battle of Manila in 1945 and applied that in the Siege of Marawi),Read: