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European Powers Ranked by Military Strength

Modern Europe has been Ground Zero for both of the global wars of the 20th Century.

European Powers Ranked by Military Strength

Modern Europe has been Ground Zero for both of the global wars of the 20th Century.

OVERVIEW



The GFP list makes use of over 50 factors in our in-house formula to determine a given nation's Power Index ('PwrIndx') score. This provides the final ranking while also allowing smaller, more technologically-advanced, nations to compete with larger, lesser-developed ones. Some bonuses and penalties are added for refinement that, in the end, we hope presents an unbiased look into the potential conventional military strength of a world power.

For 2019 there are a total of 34 countries included in this listing.


1
France
PwrIndx: 0.1584
2
United Kingdom
PwrIndx: 0.1797
3
Germany
PwrIndx: 0.2097
4
Italy
PwrIndx: 0.2277
5
Spain
PwrIndx: 0.3921
6
Poland
PwrIndx: 0.4059
7
Greece
PwrIndx: 0.4955
8
Ukraine
PwrIndx: 0.5082
9
Czechia
PwrIndx: 0.5119
10
Sweden
PwrIndx: 0.5263
11
Switzerland
PwrIndx: 0.5459
12
Netherlands
PwrIndx: 0.6063
13
Belarus
PwrIndx: 0.6418
14
Romania
PwrIndx: 0.6461
15
Bulgaria
PwrIndx: 0.7525
16
Denmark
PwrIndx: 0.7767
17
Hungary
PwrIndx: 0.7957
18
Austria
PwrIndx: 0.8007
19
Slovakia
PwrIndx: 0.8181
20
Finland
PwrIndx: 0.8661
21
Portugal
PwrIndx: 0.9611
22
Belgium
PwrIndx: 0.9633
23
Croatia
PwrIndx: 1.0067
24
Serbia
PwrIndx: 1.3041
25
Lithuania
PwrIndx: 1.3751
26
Slovenia
PwrIndx: 1.5186
27
Albania
PwrIndx: 1.5783
28
Moldova
PwrIndx: 1.8275
29
Latvia
PwrIndx: 1.8691
30
Estonia
PwrIndx: 2.1115
31
Ireland
PwrIndx: 2.1579
32
Montenegro
PwrIndx: 2.3173
33
Macedonia
PwrIndx: 2.3838
34
Bosnia and Herzegovina
PwrIndx: 2.5483