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European Union Powers Ranked by Military Strength Ranking


As the European Union does not maintain an official standing army of its own it relies on the framework established by each of its individual member states.

The European Union (EU) does not maintain its own military force and thus relies on the capabilities of each of its members should the worst come to pass. Europe is still militarily protected by the NATO alliance to an extent as twenty-two EU members are also NATO supporters / contributors. Regardless, the EU has on call (at least theoretically) over 1.5 million personnel, nearly 7,700 tanks, 2,450 aircraft (including helicopters), and nearly 550 warships and submarines.

For 2017 there are a total of 24 countries included in this listing. While there are officially twenty-eight total EU members, the Republic of Cyprus, Ireland, Luxembourg and Malta are not included in this list due to unmet conditions and minimums. Due to the 'BREXIT' vote results, which sought to remove the United Kingdom out of the European Union, this list will be updated once the motion becomes official for both sides.

1
National FLag
  France
  PwrIndx: 0.1914, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union
2
National FLag
  United Kingdom
  PwrIndx: 0.2131, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union
3
National FLag
  Germany
  PwrIndx: 0.2609, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union
4
National FLag
  Italy
  PwrIndx: 0.2694, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union
5
National FLag
  Poland
  PwrIndx: 0.3831, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union; EasternEuro
6
National FLag
  Spain
  PwrIndx: 0.4806, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union
7
National FLag
  Greece
  PwrIndx: 0.4981, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union; Balkan
8
National FLag
  Sweden
  PwrIndx: 0.5641, GFP Affiliations: Scandanavia; European Union
9
National FLag
  Czech Republic
  PwrIndx: 0.6161, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union; EasternEuro
10
National FLag
  Netherlands
  PwrIndx: 0.7119, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union
11
National FLag
  Romania
  PwrIndx: 0.7473, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union; EasternEuro; Balkan
12
National FLag
  Denmark
  PwrIndx: 0.8494, GFP Affiliations: Scandanavia; Europe; NATO; European Union
13
National FLag
  Austria
  PwrIndx: 0.8641, GFP Affiliations: Europe; European Union
14
National FLag
  Finland
  PwrIndx: 0.8836, GFP Affiliations: Scandanavia; European Union
15
National FLag
  Portugal
  PwrIndx: 0.9437, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union
16
National FLag
  Hungary
  PwrIndx: 0.9536, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union; EasternEuro
17
National FLag
  Belgium
  PwrIndx: 1.0281, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union
18
National FLag
  Bulgaria
  PwrIndx: 1.0486, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union; EasternEuro; Balkan
19
National FLag
  Croatia
  PwrIndx: 1.0731, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union; Balkan
20
National FLag
  Slovakia
  PwrIndx: 1.3204, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union; EasternEuro
21
National FLag
  Lithuania
  PwrIndx: 1.9381, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union
22
National FLag
  Latvia
  PwrIndx: 2.1922, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union
23
National FLag
  Estonia
  PwrIndx: 2.3326, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union
24
National FLag
  Slovenia
  PwrIndx: 2.3869, GFP Affiliations: Europe; NATO; European Union; Balkan