15 countries without armed forces

Not only is the Indian army one of the largest armies in the world, it is also, with a total personnel count of 4,207,250 as of 2018, one of the most powerful in the world. However, you will be surprised to discover that there are some countries in the world that do not have an armed force at all.

The term country here means sovereign states and not dependencies (e.g., Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Bermuda), whose defence is the responsibility of another country or an army alternative. Many of the countries listed here typically have had a long-standing agreement with a former occupying country to ensure their national security concerns.

Source: Wikipedia


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