Army Symbols by European Countries

National Army Symbols

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

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.