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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.

Total Minewarfare Fleet Strength by Country

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

OVERVIEW



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 2018.


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