Most Militarily Powerful European Countries

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21 Croatia Croatia Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia (independence since 1991), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean. Its capital city is Zagreb. It is a member of the European Union. During the Cold War it was part of Yugoslavia. It is a cultural ...read more.

Stronger than Serbia and Scotland because of NATO and more trained and modern equipped inventory also spends more on its military than both of the countries mentioned. Never backed down a war. Skilled and patriotic soldiers

Best Country in Europe. Very proud and strong people. Never backs down from a fight.

Respectable fighters

Croatia should be higher they were outnumbered by serbs and still won in couple days

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22 Bosnia

It has a lot of allies and is very strong

Good job because that is true

It's Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnians are heroes surrounded by villians

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

Very well trained, the ranger Corp are one of the most deadly special forces in the world

Wow I think maybe we should be liwer on this list

Even though Ireland had a huge financial crisis which lead to a bailout of €65.5 billion from the European Union. Ireland has payed back it's debt fully and is now looked as the “poster boy of Europe", a nation that other European countries can look up to. It is also increasing it's defense budget each year.

Ireland is officially a Neutral nation, but before their independence they beat the British Empire! Even though Ireland is a small country it is a modern western nation, with one of the best trained armies, navy and airforce in Europe. As a peaceful country, which means it is very safe, 416 troops are currently deployed around the world on behalf of the United Nations, with 210 and 116 Irish soldiers on the front line of peace keeping in Lebanon and Syria.

Ireland is the most friendliest country in the world with great relations with all world powers especially USA & UK! A very important player in the European Union, United Nations, European Organisation of ...more

Although they don't have a large military, they need not worry.
Any direct threat to Ireland would be intolerable to their neighbours.
The French and British military would be there very quickly, and the Americans a bit latter.
That is a formidable defense capability - at a very low cost to Ireland.
Noice.

24 Albania Albania Albania is a southeastern European country that is slightly larger than Maryland and near Montenegro, Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia, and Greece. The capital is a city called Tirana. Some other major cities in Albania are Durrës, Elbasan, Vlorë, and Shkodër. Albania gained its independence in 1912. ...read more.

Since joining NATO its military has modernized receiving a lot of technology from other NATO members such as the United States and United Kingdom.

Improving in every aspect

This nation can now officially defeat the United Kingdom. These guys have advancing technology, and one of the best strategies in Europe. It should totally be number one. - uklin

Albania didn't defeat serbia in 1999, NATO defeated serbia and narrowminded serbian politicans helpped them a lot. Three fingers up

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25 Portugal Portugal Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country on the Iberian Peninsula, in Southwestern Europe.

Altough they do no have the most modern equipment, they are one of the best trained.

The Portuguese always faced armies much bigger, but almost always got around the numbers and won. With a little help of the british sometimes...

Portugal would easily take over Spain in 9 months

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26 Bulgaria

Yea I think Bulgaria should be in it

Are you kidding me bulgaria 28th Bulgaria is much more stronger than all other countries exampel albania denmark Moldova ireland Croatia

Strong army once during the comunist regimen, the strongest on the Balkans at that time, an army that half of Europe couldn't have afforded to engage in a war with, but having most of it's millitary equipment scrapped and men force reduced gradually as a condition for NATO membership, because of the economical crisis that appeared after the dissolution of the Soviet Union as the economy of the country no longer was able to provision the army.

Bulgaria has maybe the strongest air force it consists of 3 Mig-29 and some old trash! It also has 30 000 man power armed with AK - 74 and AK - 47! Half of those 30 000 men are drinkers and drug addicts!
Bulgaria sold her tanks to Macedonia in 1993, and Macedonia eventually scrapped them for money!
Half of those 30 000 men are drinkers and drug addicts!
Ohh and don't forget that we have 6 warships - 3 frigates, 2 rusty 60 years old submarines and a minesweeper!

27 Hungary Hungary Hungary is a sovereign state in Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, Slovenia to the west, Austria to the northwest, and Ukraine to the northeast. V 2 Comments
28 Moldova Moldova Moldova, officially the Republic of Moldova, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south.

Moldova have a strong army,they had supported by Romania,USA,EU and Russia

29 Denmark Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.

Forget Norway, Denmark might be small but they are comparable to many powerful nations. They can hammer Portugal to pieces.

Denmark has a huge chunk of ice... That should count for something... Right?

Good military strong Air Force as well as control of Greenland and the Faroe Islands Denmark should be 10

30 Georgia Georgia Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region. Located at the crossroads between Eastern Europe and Western Asia it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russian Federation, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The country's capital and a largest city ...read more.

Strongest in Europe! Former USSR

31 Macedonia Macedonia

So op its stronger than asia and north america conbined

32 Austria Austria Austria was Celtic (Hallstadt) then as Noricum, part of the Roman Empire, Alaric, who took over Rome, studied at a monastery near Vienna. In the Middle Ages, the Holy Roman Emperors moved to Vienna, then Austria became separate. Medieval documents from Eastern Europe as far as West Ukraine were often ...read more.

Austria has an extremely powerful military for its size. They are actively involved in Kosovo, Lebanon, and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

33 Iceland Iceland Iceland, also called the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean. It is known as the most peaceful country on earth.

You can't beat what doesn't exist.

They have no army at all. Not even kidding

34 Kosovo Kosovo Kosovo is a disputed territory and partially recognised state in Southeast Europe that declared independence from Serbia in February 2008 as the Republic of Kosovo.

Well done Kosovo I am so happy you have independence from stupid Serbia Inspiring name is kosovo

If Kosovo join Albania,U.S.A and NATO will help them to create a very big army

Kosovo is a province of Serbia

GETTING ON NOW PRETTY STRONG IN COUPLE YEARS BE SO STRONG TAKE ON Russia

35 Jordan Jordan Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is an Arab kingdom in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.

Although it is an extremely small country located in the Middle East, it has a great monarchy system and an incredibly strong invincible military (compared to Arab countries of course). The 6 million population of Jordan remain until now the best and most persistent when it comes to protecting one's country. To add to that and wrap it up, it's trade isn't bad at all, in Irbid, many clothes are made/sewed (handmade) and sent to the US and different parts of the world.

I didn't know Jordan is in Europa

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37 Latvia Latvia Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, one of the three Baltic states.

We killed Russians
Apparently we own Russia and Russia is my city

The most powerful country in the world by far. Has 6666666 nukes and 99999 million tanks. Could take over all of Europe in 5 seconds, but is a humble country.

38 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina or Bosnia & Herzegovina, abbreviated BiH or B&H, and, in short, often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula.
39 Slovenia Slovenia Slovenia, officially the Republic of Slovenia, is a nation state in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes.

We have A HIGHLY trained military.
quality over quantity

40 England England

England's army is around 17th spot

England is UK

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