Army Symbols by European Countries

Each country has its own army symbol and all of them have their meanings more than icons.

National Army Symbols
National Army Symbols

Austria

Austrian Armed Forces: It was founded in 1920 and it is in current form since May 15, 1955. It has 25,963 active personnels. Its budget is €2.481 billion.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia Armed Forces: Bosnian Armed Forces were unified officially in 2005.  There are 15,000 active personnels in Bosnian Armed Forces. Its budget is nearly €410 millions.

Belgium 

Belgian Armed Forces: It was founded in 1830.  There are 30,000 active personnels in Belgian Armed Forces. It has €3,0 billion budget.

Bulgaria

Bulgarian Armed Forces: It was founded in 1878 and it has its current form since 2002. There are 30,000 active personnels in Bulgarian Armed Forces. Its budget is $1.90 billion.

Belarus

Belarus Armed Forces: It has its current form since 1992. There are 62,000 active personnels in Belarus Armed Forces. Its budget is around $784 million.

Switzerland

Switzerland Armed Forces: It was founded in 1815. There are 147,075 active personnels in Switzerland Armed Forces. Its budget is $4.53 billion.

Czech Republic

Czech Republic Armed Forces: It has its current form since 1993. There are 23,184 active personnels in the Czech Republic Armed Forces. Its budget is CZK 52.5 billion.

Germany

Germany Armed Forces: It was founded in 1955 and it has its current form since 1990. There are 179,408 active personnels in Germany Armed Forces. Its budget is €37 billion.

Denmark

Danish Armed Forces: It was founded in 1949. There are 15,034 active personnels in Danish Armed Forces. Its budget is 20.9 billion DKK.

Estonia

Estonia Armed Forces: It was founded in 1918. There are 6,400 active personnels in Estonia Armed Forces. Its budget is €533 million.

Spain

Spanish Armed Forces: It was founded in 18th century. There are 121,911 active personnels in Spanish Armed Forces. Its budget is €13.467 billion.

Finland

Finnish Armed Forces: It has its current form since 1918. There are 8,086 active personnels in Finnish Armed Forces. Its budget is €2,830 billion.

France

French Armed Forces: It was founded in 1792. There are 365,835 active personnels in French Armed Forces. Its budget is €40.5 billion.

United Kingdom

British Armed Forces: It was founded in 1707. There are 153,770 active personnels in British Armed Forces. Its budget is £48 billion.

Greece

Greek Armed Forces: It was founded in 1828. There are 134,000 active personnels in Greek Armed Forces. Its budget is €4,001 billion.

Croatia

Croatian Armed Forces: It was founded in 2000. There are 14,506 active personnels in Croatian Armed Forces. Its budget is 4.4 billion HRK.

Hungary

Hungarian Armed Forces: It was founded in 1848 and it has its current form since 1990. There are 31,080 active personnels in Hungarian Armed Forces. Its budget is $1.21 billion.

Ireland

Irish Armed Forces: It was founded in 1924. There are 9,137 active personnels in Irish Armed Forces. Its budget is €946 million.

Italy

Italian Armed Forces: It was founded in 1861. There are 347,927 active personnels in Italian Armed Forces. Its budget is $37.7 billion.

Lithuania

Lithuanian Armed Forces: It was founded in 1918 and it has its current form since 1990. There are 18,750 active personnels in Lithuanian Armed Forces. Its budget is €873 billion.

Latvia

Latvian Armed Forces: It was founded in 1919 and it has its current form since 1991. There are 4,600 active personnels in Latvian Armed Forces. Its budget is €449 million.

Moldova

Moldovan Armed Forces: It was founded in 1990. There are around 5,000 active personnels in Moldovan Armed Forces. Its aproximately budget is €16 million.

The Netherlands

Armed Forces of the Netherlands: It was founded in 1572. There are 59,346 active personnels in Armed Forces of the Netherlands. Its budget is €8 billion.

Norway

Norwegian Armed Forces: It was founded in 9th century and it has its current form since 1990. There are 22,905 active personnels in Norwegian Armed Forces. Its budget is $7.2 billion.

Poland

Polish Armed Forces: It was founded in 19th century. There are 105,000 active personnels in Polish Armed Forces. Its budget is $9.6 billion.

Romania

Romanian Armed Forces: It was founded in 1860 and it has its current form since 2000. There are 84,480 active personnels in Romanian Armed Forces. Its budget is €3.65 billion.

Serbia

Serbian Armed Forces: It was founded in 1838 and it has its current form since 2006. There are 28,000 active personnels in Serbian Armed Forces. Its budget is $502.6 million.

Sweden

Swedish Armed Forces: It was founded in 1521 and it has its current form since 1975. There are 22,500 active personnels in Swedish Armed Forces. Its budget is $5.821 million.

Slovenia

Slovenian Armed Forces: It was founded in 1991. There are 7,300 active personnels in Slovenian Armed Forces. Its budget is €378 million.

Slovakia

Slovak Armed Forces: It was founded in 1993. There are 12,200 active personnels in Slovak Armed Forces. Its budget is €1.082 billion.

Ukraine

Armed Forces of Ukraine : It was founded in 1917. There are 250,000 active personnels in Armed Forces of Ukraine. Its budget is $63 billion.

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