What makes The Conferacy unique is it's highly militarized state combined with a highly intelligent and skilled populace with a firm devotion to the environment inckuding very rare environmental weaponry. The Confederacy's Rangers have been consistently rated as the most dangerous elite forces in NS. Their high tech weaponry, biological agents & advanced skills in any environment, combined with their knowledge of these environments has made The Confederacy a most dominant military, even in the face of larger forces.
While The Confederacy has not always been victorious in war, this has not been due to losses in the field but through internal political machinations of the multifaceted citizens of the state.
Other nations may claim to be undefeated, but no nation outside Eladen has ever defeated The Confederacy.
The Confederacy remains determined that none ever will.