List of military alliances

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This is the list of military alliances.

Historical examples[edit]


In Judges 1:3, the Israelite tribes of Judah and Simeon agreed to campaign together for their allotted territories in the Promised Land:

So Judah said to Simeon his brother, "Come up with me to my allotted territory, that we may fight against the Canaanites; and I will likewise go with you to your allotted territory". And Simeon went with him.

Ancient Period[edit]

Alliance Timespan Members
Latin League 7th century - 334 BC Various tribes in Latium
Peloponnesian League 6th century - 338 BC Various city-states in the Peloponnese, dominated by Sparta
Foedus Cassianum 493 BC Treaty between Roman Republic and Latin League
Delian League 478 - 404 BC See article
Second Athenian League 378 - 355 BC Various city-states around the Aegean, led by Athens
League of Corinth 338 - 322 BC Greek states, excluding Sparta

Medieval Period[edit]

Early Modern Period[edit]

Nineteenth century[edit]

All the participants in the Napoleonic Wars. Blue: The Coalition and their colonies and allies. Green: The First French Empire, its protectorates, colonies, and allies.
Holy Alliance 1815.

Twentieth century[edit]

Alliances in the First World War
Alliances in the Second World War
Alliances during the Cold War (1980)

Twenty-first century[edit]

Current military-security alliances[edit]





North America[edit]


South America[edit]


Africa and Asia[edit]

Africa and South America[edit]



  • Islamic Military Alliance (IMAFT), a 34-member alliance based at a joint command center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Its creation was first announced by Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud, the Saudi Minister of Defense, on December 14, 2015. Saudi Arabia Turkey Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Mali Mauritania Sudan Somalia Chad Nigeria Niger United Arab Emirates Yemen Qatar Bahrain Pakistan Bangladesh Malaysia Djibouti Benin Kuwait Lebanon Maldives Oman State of Palestine Senegal Sierra Leone Togo Gabon Eritrea Comoros Ivory Coast Afghanistan

North America and Africa[edit]

North America and Asia[edit]

North America and Europe[edit]

  • Flag of NATO.svg NATO, Enlarged from 1999 to include eastern European states. North Atlantic Treaty only covers European, North American, and French Algerian (now independent and therefore not in force) territory. United States United Kingdom France Canada Belgium Denmark Iceland Italy Luxembourg Netherlands Norway Portugal Greece Turkey Germany Spain Czech Republic Hungary Poland Bulgaria Estonia Latvia Lithuania Romania Slovakia Slovenia Albania CroatiaMontenegro

North America and Oceania[edit]