Lahore (Staff Report): In present global village the national armed force and military is considered the country’s prime source of defense and protection in case of atrocities, war or crisis natural and man-made.

All the nations are taking part in the race of military expansion force to counter external threats.

There are a few sovereign nations appear to do completely fine without any military forces, with varying reasons for not having the military.

Some of these lack a formal declared armed force, have other considerably large defense forces, for example, Iceland does not have a standing army since 1869, but it has a strong pact with NATO, help Iceland to maintain a very efficient militarized coast guard, an air defense system, a militarized peacekeeping force, and a large police force.

Check out the list below of countries with no armed forces.

Haiti,

Mauritius,

Panama

Vanuatu,

Dominica

Costa Rica

Mauritius 

Solomon Islands

Iceland 

Micronesia 

Monaco 

Vatican City

Nauru

Marshall Islands

Grenada

Liechtenstein