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  • Total Minewarfare Fleet Strength by Country


    After the attack submarine, naval mines remain one of the greatest threats to surface ships.

    Mines remain one of the greatest threats to warships and shipping vessels alike. To counter the threat, navies of the world are forced to field an effective mine warfare force for neutralizing mines/minefields. Conversely, a mine warfare force can be called upon to lay down a minefields in strategic waters. For the purposes of the GFP final ranking, landlocked nations are not penalized for the lack of a standing naval force. However, nations with a standing navy are penalized for lack of certain naval assets.


    The data presented below is through 2017.


    1
    46  
    Russia
    RUS
    2
    31  
    China
    CHN
    3
    25  
    Poland
    POL
    4
    25  
    North Korea
    NKO
    5
    25  
    Japan
    JPN
    6
    23  
    Egypt
    EGP
    7
    18  
    France
    FRA
    8
    18  
    Finland
    FIN
    9
    15  
    United Kingdom
    UKD
    10
    13  
    Germany
    GER
    11
    12  
    Indonesia
    INO
    12
    11  
    United States
    USA
    13
    11  
    Mexico
    MEX
    14
    11  
    South Korea
    SKO
    15
    11  
    Turkey
    TUR
    16
    10  
    Iran
    IRN
    17
    10  
    Bulgaria
    BUL
    18
    10  
    Italy
    ITA
    19
    9  
    Norway
    NOR
    20
    8  
    Taiwan
    TAI
    21
    8  
    Vietnam
    VTN
    22
    8  
    Sweden
    SWE
    23
    7  
    Syria
    SYR
    24
    7  
    Azerbaijan
    AZR
    25
    7  
    Thailand
    THA
    26
    6  
    Denmark
    DEN
    27
    6  
    Netherlands
    NET
    28
    6  
    Belgium
    BEL
    29
    6  
    Australia
    AUS
    30
    6  
    Latvia
    LAT
    31
    6  
    Brazil
    BRA
    32
    6  
    India
    IND
    33
    6  
    Spain
    SPA
    34
    6  
    Tunisia
    TUN
    35
    5  
    Libya
    LIB
    36
    5  
    Bangladesh
    BAN
    37
    5  
    Serbia
    SER
    38
    5  
    Romania
    ROM
    39
    4  
    Greece
    GRE
    40
    4  
    South Africa
    SAF
    41
    4  
    Malaysia
    MLY
    42
    4  
    Lithuania
    LIT
    43
    3  
    Uruguay
    URU
    44
    3  
    Yemen
    YEM
    45
    3  
    Pakistan
    PAK
    46
    3  
    Estonia
    EST
    47
    3  
    Saudi Arabia
    SAR
    48
    2  
    Angola
    ANG
    49
    2  
    United Arab Emirates
    UAE
    50
    2  
    Albania
    ALB
    51
    2  
    Singapore
    SIN
    52
    1  
    Myanmar
    MYA
    53
    1  
    Algeria
    ALG
    54
    1  
    Ukraine
    UKR
    55
    1  
    Croatia
    CRO
    56
    0  
    Chile
    CHI
    57
    0  
    Cambodia
    CMB
    58
    0  
    Kuwait
    KUW
    59
    0  
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    BOS
    60
    0  
    Oman
    OMA
    61
    0  
    Portugal
    POR
    62
    0  
    Turkmenistan
    TKM
    63
    0  
    Qatar
    QTR
    64
    0  
    Republic of the Congo
    ROC
    65
    0  
    Namibia
    NAM
    66
    0  
    Suriname
    SUR
    67
    0  
    Venezuela
    VEN
    68
    0  
    Sierra Leone
    SIE
    69
    0  
    Honduras
    HON
    70
    0  
    Argentina
    ARG
    71
    0  
    El Salvador
    ESL
    72
    0  
    Laos
    LAO
    73
    0  
    Dominican Republic
    DOM
    74
    0  
    Cuba
    CUB
    75
    0  
    Cameroon
    CAM
    76
    0  
    Ecuador
    ECU
    77
    0  
    Uganda
    UGA
    78
    0  
    Ivory Coast
    IVC
    79
    0  
    Gabon
    GAB
    80
    0  
    Mozambique
    MOZ
    81
    0  
    Jordan
    JOR
    82
    0  
    Panama
    PAN
    83
    0  
    Colombia
    COL
    84
    0  
    Kenya
    KEN
    85
    0  
    Bahrain
    BAH
    86
    0  
    Morocco
    MOR
    87
    0  
    Paraguay
    PAR
    88
    0  
    Mauritania
    MAU
    89
    0  
    Ghana
    GHA
    90
    0  
    Iraq
    IRQ
    91
    0  
    Philippines
    PHI
    92
    0  
    Somalia
    SOM
    93
    0  
    Slovenia
    SLV
    94
    0  
    Tanzania
    TAN
    95
    0  
    Guatemala
    GUA
    96
    0  
    Israel
    ISR
    97
    0  
    Madagascar
    MAD
    98
    0  
    Georgia
    GEO
    99
    0  
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    DRC
    100
    0  
    Canada
    CAN
    101
    0  
    Kazakhstan
    KAZ
    102
    0  
    Sri Lanka
    SRL
    103
    0  
    Sudan
    SUD
    104
    0  
    Bolivia
    BOL
    105
    0  
    Nigeria
    NIG
    106
    0  
    Peru
    PER
    107
    0  
    Nicaragua
    NIC
    108
    0  
    New Zealand
    NWZ
    109
    0  
    Lebanon
    LEB