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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 2019.


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