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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.


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