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