List of militaries by country

List of militaries by country

This is a list of militaries by country, including the main branches and sub-branches. Note that some countries have no military.

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Abkhazian Armed Forces


Military of Afghanistan


Albanian Armed Forces


Military of Algeria


Angolan Armed Forces

 Antigua and Barbuda

Royal Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force


Armed Forces of the Argentine Republic


Armed Forces of Armenia


Australian Defence Force


Austrian Armed Forces


Azerbaijani Armed Forces


 The Bahamas

Royal Bahamas Defence Force
  • Bahamas Army
  • Bahamas Navy


Bahrain Defence Force


Bangladesh Armed Forces


Barbados Defence Force


Armed Forces of Belarus


Belgian Army


Belize Defence Force
  • Air Wing
  • Ground Forces
  • Volunteer Guard


Benin Armed Forces
  • Benin Army
  • Benin Navy
  • Benin People's Air Force
  • National Gendarmerie


Military of Bermuda


Military of Bhutan


Bolivian Armed Forces

 Bosnia and Herzegovina

Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bosnian Ground Forces
  • Air Force and Anti-Aircraft Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina


Botswana Defence Force


Brazilian Armed Forces


Royal Brunei Armed Forces


Bulgarian Army

 Burkina Faso

Military of Burkina Faso
  • Army
  • Air Force
  • National Gendarmerie
  • National Police
  • People's Militia


Myanmar Armed Forces


Military of Burundi
  • Army
  • Gendarmerie



Royal Cambodian Armed Forces


Military of Cameroon


Royal Canadian Armed Forces

 Cape Verde

People's Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cape Verde
  • Cape Verde Army
  • Coast Guard
    • Maritime Air Wing

 Central African Republic

Central African Armed Forces
  • Central African Republic Army
  • Central African Republic Air Force
  • National Gendarmerie
  • Presidential Guard
  • National Police


Military of Chad


Military of Chile

 People's Republic of China

People's Liberation Army


Military Forces of Colombia


Comorian Security Force
  • Comorian Army
  • Comorian Police

 Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo

 Congo, Republic of the

Military of the Republic of the Congo

 Costa Rica

Military of Costa Rica
  • Public Force

 Côte d'Ivoire

National Armed Forces of Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ivorian Army
  • Gendarmerie
  • Ivorian Navy
  • Ivoirian Air Transport and Liaison Group


Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia


Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces
  • Cuban Army
  • Cuban Air and Air Defense Force
  • Revolutionary Navy


Cypriot National Guard

 Czech Republic

Army of the Czech Republic



Danish Defence


Djibouti National Army
  • Djibouti National Army
    • Djibouti Navy
    • Djibouti Air Force

 Dominican Republic

Dominican Armed Forces


 East Timor

Timor Leste Defence Force
  • Army of East Timor
  • Naval Component of East Timor


Ecuadorian Armed Forces


Egyptian Armed Forces

 El Salvador

Armed Forces of El Salvador

 Equatorial Guinea

Armed Forces of Equatorial Guinea
  • Army of Equatorial Guinea
  • Air Force of Equatorial Guinea
  • Navy of Equatorial Guinea


Eritrean Defence Forces


Estonian Defence Forces


Ethiopian National Defense Force



Republic of Fiji Military Forces


Finnish Defence Forces


French Armed Forces



Military of Gabon
  • Gabonese Army
  • Gabonese Air Force
  • Gabonese Navy
  • Gendarmerie
  • National Police

 The Gambia

Gambian National Army
  • Gambian Army
  • Gambian Navy
  • National Police
  • National Guard


Georgian Armed Forces




Military of Ghana


Hellenic Armed Forces


Guatemala Defense Force


Military of Guinea


Military of Guinea-Bissau


Guyana Defence Force



Armed Forces of Honduras
  • Honduran Army
  • Honduran Air Force
  • Honduran Navy
    • Honduras Marine Corps


Hungarian Defence Force



Military of Iceland


Indian Armed Forces


Armed Forces of Indonesia


Iraqi security forces
Iraqi Armed Forces


Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran


Irish Defence Forces


Israel Defense Forces


Italian Armed Forces



Jamaica Defence Force


Japan Self-Defense Forces


Jordanian Armed Forces



Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Kazakhstan Ground Forces
  • Kazakhstan Air and Air Defense Forces
  • Kazakhstan Naval Force
  • Kazakhstan Border Services
  • Republican Guard of the Republic of Kazakhstan


Kenya Defence Forces

 Korea, North

Korean People's Army

 Korea, South

Republic of Korea Armed Forces


Kosovo Security Force
  • Kosovo Security Force


Royal Armed Forces of Kuwait


Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan
  • Land Forces
  • Air Forces
  • Border Guards
  • Interior Troops
  • Ministry of Emergency Situations



Military of Laos


Latvian National Armed Forces
  • Latvian Army
  • Latvian Navy
  • Latvian Air Force
  • Latvian National Guard
  • Latvian Border Guards


Lebanese Armed Forces


Armed Forces of Liberia


Military of Libya


Lithuanian Armed Forces


Luxembourg Army



Army of the Republic of Macedonia
  • Land Command
  • Macedonian Air Force
  • Special Forces Command
  • Training Command
  • Logistics Command


Military of Madagascar


Military of Malawi


Malaysian Armed Forces


Military of Mali


Armed Forces of Malta
  • Maltese Maritime Squadron
  • Air Wing of the Armed Forces of Malta


Military of Mauritania


Mexican Armed Forces


Moldovan armed forces


Military of Monaco


Military of Mongolia


Military of Montenegro


Military of Morocco


Military of Mozambique


 Nagorno-Karabakh Republic

Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army
  • Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army


Namibia Defence Force


Armed forces of the Netherlands


Nepalese Armed Forces

 New Zealand

New Zealand Defence Force


Military of Nicaragua


Military of Niger


Military of Nigeria

 Northern Cyprus

Military of Northern Cyprus
  • Turkish Cypriot Security Force


Norwegian Defence Force



Sultan of Oman's Armed Forces



Pakistani Armed Forces


Panamanian Public Forces
  • National Aeronaval Service
  • National Borders Service
  • National Police
  • Institutional Protection Service

 Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea Defence Force


Military of Paraguay


Armed Forces of the Philippines


Polish Armed Forces


Portuguese Armed Forces


Peruvian Armed Forces



Military of Qatar



Romanian Armed Forces


Armed Forces of the Russian Federation


Rwandan Defence Forces


 Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (or Western Sahara)

 San Marino

Military of San Marino

 Saudi Arabia

Armed Forces of Saudi Arabia


Military of Senegal


Serbian Armed Forces

 Sierra Leone

Military of Sierra Leone


Singapore Armed Forces


Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic


Slovenian Armed Forces


Military of Somalia

Note: much of Somalia's military is currently in a disorganised state due to the ongoing Civil war in the county. Several areas have their own local military forces.


Military of Somaliland

 South Africa

South African National Defence Force

 South Ossetia

Republic of South Ossetia Army
  • South Ossetian Army
  • South Ossetian Air Corps

 South Sudan

Military of South Sudan


Spanish Armed Forces

 Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Armed Forces


Sudan People's Armed Forces


Military of Suriname


Swedish Armed Forces


Swiss Armed Forces


Syrian Armed Forces


 Republic of China (Taiwan)

Republic of China Armed Forces


Tanzania People's Defence Force


Royal Thai Armed Forces


Military of Tajikistan


Military of Togo


Armed Forces of Transnistria
  • Transnistrian Army
  • Transnistrian Air Force

 Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force


Tunisian Armed Forces


Turkish Armed Forces


Military of Turkmenistan



Military of Uganda


Armed Forces of Ukraine

 United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates Union Defence Force

 United Kingdom

British Armed Forces

 United States of America

United States Department of Defense
United States armed forces


Armed Forces of Uruguay


Military of Uzbekistan



National Armed Forces of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela


Vietnam People's Armed Forces



Military of Yemen



  • Army of Zambia
  • Zambian Air Force


Zimbabwe Defence Forces

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