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Total Frigate Warship Strength by Country

The multi-role Frigate naval vessel type has evolved into a fleet protector and submarine hunter.

Total Frigate Warship Strength by Country

The multi-role Frigate naval vessel type has evolved into a fleet protector and submarine hunter.

OVERVIEW



The Frigate ship type is a multi-role, general purpose ocean-going vessel utilized for fleet surface ship protection against enemy surface combatants or incoming aerial threats. Frigates are outfitted with advanced sonar, sensory and tracking systems that allow her crew to hunt down enemy submarines. Nearly all notable naval powers make use of the multi-role frigate in their inventory.

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 2018.


1
National Flag Graphic
50
China
CHN
2
National Flag Graphic
20
Taiwan
TAI
3
National Flag Graphic
16
Turkey
TUR
4
National Flag Graphic
14
Italy
ITA
5
National Flag Graphic
14
India
IND
6
National Flag Graphic
13
Greece
GRE
7
National Flag Graphic
13
United Kingdom
UKD
8
National Flag Graphic
12
Canada
CAN
9
National Flag Graphic
12
South Korea
SKO
10
National Flag Graphic
11
Spain
SPA
11
National Flag Graphic
11
France
FRA
12
National Flag Graphic
10
United States
USA
13
National Flag Graphic
10
Australia
AUS
14
National Flag Graphic
10
Germany
GER
15
National Flag Graphic
10
North Korea
NKO
16
National Flag Graphic
10
Pakistan
PAK
17
National Flag Graphic
9
Egypt
EGP
18
National Flag Graphic
9
Russia
RUS
19
National Flag Graphic
9
Vietnam
VTN
20
National Flag Graphic
9
Denmark
DEN
21
National Flag Graphic
8
Brazil
BRA
22
National Flag Graphic
8
Indonesia
INO
23
National Flag Graphic
8
Chile
CHI
24
National Flag Graphic
8
Algeria
ALG
25
National Flag Graphic
7
Thailand
THA
26
National Flag Graphic
7
Peru
PER
27
National Flag Graphic
7
Saudi Arabia
SAR
28
National Flag Graphic
6
Mexico
MEX
29
National Flag Graphic
6
Bangladesh
BAN
30
National Flag Graphic
6
Singapore
SIN
31
National Flag Graphic
6
Morocco
MOR
32
National Flag Graphic
5
Iran
IRN
33
National Flag Graphic
5
Myanmar
MYA
34
National Flag Graphic
5
Norway
NOR
35
National Flag Graphic
5
Portugal
POR
36
National Flag Graphic
4
Philippines
PHI
37
National Flag Graphic
4
South Africa
SAF
38
National Flag Graphic
4
Colombia
COL
39
National Flag Graphic
4
Nigeria
NIG
40
National Flag Graphic
4
Bulgaria
BUL
41
National Flag Graphic
3
Venezuela
VEN
42
National Flag Graphic
3
Malaysia
MLY
43
National Flag Graphic
3
Romania
ROM
44
National Flag Graphic
2
Syria
SYR
45
National Flag Graphic
2
New Zealand
NWZ
46
National Flag Graphic
2
Netherlands
NET
47
National Flag Graphic
2
Cuba
CUB
48
National Flag Graphic
2
Montenegro
MTN
49
National Flag Graphic
2
Poland
POL
50
National Flag Graphic
2
Ecuador
ECU
51
National Flag Graphic
2
Uruguay
URU
52
National Flag Graphic
2
Belgium
BEL
53
National Flag Graphic
1
Bahrain
BAH
54
National Flag Graphic
1
Azerbaijan
AZR
55
National Flag Graphic
1
Ukraine
UKR
56
National Flag Graphic
1
Libya
LBY
57
National Flag Graphic
0
Turkmenistan
TKM
58
National Flag Graphic
0
Sudan
SUD
59
National Flag Graphic
0
Bolivia
BOL
60
National Flag Graphic
0
Slovenia
SLV
61
National Flag Graphic
0
Nicaragua
NIC
62
National Flag Graphic
0
Ivory Coast
IVC
63
National Flag Graphic
0
Latvia
LAT
64
National Flag Graphic
0
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS
65
National Flag Graphic
0
Albania
ALB
66
National Flag Graphic
0
Qatar
QTR
67
National Flag Graphic
0
Kuwait
KUW
68
National Flag Graphic
0
Finland
FIN
69
National Flag Graphic
0
Argentina
ARG
70
National Flag Graphic
0
Guatemala
GUA
71
National Flag Graphic
0
Ireland
IRE
72
National Flag Graphic
0
Yemen
YEM
73
National Flag Graphic
0
Kazakhstan
KAZ
74
National Flag Graphic
0
Sri Lanka
SRL
75
National Flag Graphic
0
Oman
OMA
76
National Flag Graphic
0
Angola
ANG
77
National Flag Graphic
0
Laos
LAO
78
National Flag Graphic
0
Uganda
UGA
79
National Flag Graphic
0
Cambodia
CMB
80
National Flag Graphic
0
Lithuania
LIT
81
National Flag Graphic
0
Liberia
LIB
82
National Flag Graphic
0
Croatia
CRO
83
National Flag Graphic
0
Dominican Republic
DOM
84
National Flag Graphic
0
Republic of the Congo
ROC
85
National Flag Graphic
0
El Salvador
ESL
86
National Flag Graphic
0
Gabon
GAB
87
National Flag Graphic
0
Honduras
HON
88
National Flag Graphic
0
Sierra Leone
SIE
89
National Flag Graphic
0
Suriname
SUR
90
National Flag Graphic
0
Namibia
NAM
91
National Flag Graphic
0
Cameroon
CAM
92
National Flag Graphic
0
Kenya
KEN
93
National Flag Graphic
0
Israel
ISR
94
National Flag Graphic
0
Japan
JPN
95
National Flag Graphic
0
Lebanon
LEB
96
National Flag Graphic
0
Iraq
IRQ
97
National Flag Graphic
0
United Arab Emirates
UAE
98
National Flag Graphic
0
Mauritania
MAU
99
National Flag Graphic
0
Paraguay
PAR
100
National Flag Graphic
0
Sweden
SWE
101
National Flag Graphic
0
Estonia
EST
102
National Flag Graphic
0
Panama
PAN
103
National Flag Graphic
0
Georgia
GEO
104
National Flag Graphic
0
Tunisia
TUN
105
National Flag Graphic
0
Ghana
GHA
106
National Flag Graphic
0
Somalia
SOM
107
National Flag Graphic
0
Serbia
SER
108
National Flag Graphic
0
Tanzania
TAN
109
National Flag Graphic
0
Mozambique
MOZ
110
National Flag Graphic
0
Madagascar
MAD
111
National Flag Graphic
0
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC
112
National Flag Graphic
0
Jordan
JOR