Europe has witnessed many battles over the centuries. Many European nations have built some of the strongest military forces in the world.
Here are the top 10 most powerful militaries in Europe with their Power Index score (PwrIndx), according to Global Firepower.
10) Netherlands (PwrIndx: 1.1703)
Small, densely populated nation Netherlands has a modest army with 47,660 active frontline personnel. It has 150 aircraft and 4 submarines. Its defense budget is $9.84 billion.
9) Czech Republic (PwrIndx: 1.1656)
Landlocked Central European nation Czech Republic’s armed forces consist of the Army, Air Force and specialized support units. The nation has 21,060 active frontline personnel, 123 tanks and 109 aircraft. The defense budget is $2.22 billion.