The Prussian Empire is the dominant military and economic power of Central and Western Europe - leaders in engineering, science and industry. Their history, however, has been fraught with military strife, both internal and external. Consequently, the Prussian Empire is vast within Europe and includes many unofficial colonies in the furthest reaches of the world. While official state policy is to maintain current borders, opportunities for expansion are not turned down. And as testament to their border-holding abilities, the Prussian Empire boasts on eof the largest and most powerful militaries in the world, equipped to fight on land, sea and air.