Top 10 Countries With Underdog Militaries


The Top Ten

1 Israel Israel The State of Israel is a country in the Middle East and the only country with a Jewish majority in the world but arab, african and east asian communities still can be found. more.

Defeated 3 Nations 3 times their size in 10 days (10 days war), The Israeli Defense Forces are one of the most skilled military units trained for defending their nation, and they've created some of the most well known weapons like the Uzi, never lost a war - sdoggys

Yep, that must be Israel.
They have a small, but EXTREMELY powerful army

2 Vietnam

They never lost a war; And despite the nation's size, they defeated the Mongolian empire in the 1300's plus America, France, and China in the 1900's - sdoggys

3 Switzerland Switzerland Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe. It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities. more.

Despite having a neutral military, Switzerland has completely fortified the only two ways to get in: Mountain passes (Armed with high explosives that can easily eliminate that option), and flying through the Swizz Alps (garrisoned old forts to take down any plain in sight)making it impossible to invade. - sdoggys

4 Ireland Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.

Despite the strength of the British in the late 1900's the Irish still managed to defeat the British. - sdoggys

Irish army is terrible they have one of the worst in the world they have the money to make their military powerful but no they’ll be using it to buy alcohol and potatoes 🥔

5 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second highest peak (K-2) and ninth highest peak (Nanga Parbat) are more.
6 Canada Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, more.
7 Australia Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.

Helped the USA and England win WW2 - sdoggys

8 Turkey Turkey Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, more.
9 Philippines Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.

Developed a variety of capable weapons which they use in several of their military units - sdoggys

10 Belize Belize Belize is a country on the eastern coast of Central America. It is the only country in Central America whose official language is English, though Belizean Creole and Spanish are also commonly spoken.

The Contenders

11 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. more.
12 Netherlands Netherlands
13 New Zealand New Zealand New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. more.


14 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.

They don't even have an army.

15 Russia Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. more.
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