8) Spain (PwrIndx: 1.0791)
The King of Spain is the Commander-in-chief of the Spanish Armed Forces. Self-defense is the primary mission of the Spanish Armed Forces, but they also assist in peace-keeping missions worldwide. The nation has 123,300 active frontline personnel, 415 tanks, 531 aircraft and 3 submarines.
7) Switzerland (PwrIndx: 1.0278)
The Swiss Army has witnessed its numbers dwindle over the years. Today the nation has 135,000 active frontline personnel, 200 tanks, 175 aircraft and 38 helicopters. Switzerland’s defense budget is $4.83 billion. The nation has to defend land that covers 41,277 sq km.