The military might of China. China has the largest military in the world. They have 2.3 million active personnel and 1.2 million in reserve. By comparison America has under 3 million in total active and reserve personnel. China is one of the leading world power regarding ground forces, Navy, and Air Force. China has one of the most rigorous training for soldiers in the world. While training new soldiers to always keep their chins up, a small, but very sharp pin is placed facing upwards through their collars. Another, of many extreme training practices is, in order to ensure uniform arm height while marching, soldiers learn to march with their arms wired and attached to poles.