Sunday, May 26, 2013




NATO member nation.

About 6,000 total military personnel
220,000 reserve?

Air Force (Ohuvagi)

An-2 transport aircraft (2)
Robinson R44 helicopters (4)
RQ-11 Raven unmanned aerial vehicle

Amari airbase

Navy (Merevagi)
Large bodies of water such as the Baltic Sea, Lake Peipsi, and Lake Pskov are patrolled by either the navy and/or the Border Guard.
EML prefix to vessel names

Estonian Naval Ensign

Estonian Naval Jack 

Frigate (1)

Mine Warfare vessels, Sandow Class (3)

Support vessel

Patrol Boats

Army (Maavagi)
Sisu XA-180 Finnish made 6x6 wheeled Armored Personnel Carriers (58)

Sisu XA-188 Finnish made 6x6 wheeled Armored Personnel Carriers (81)
Mamba Armored Personnel Carriers

Milrem THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle

120mm mortars
81mm mortars

MAPATS anti-tank guided missiles?
MILAN anti-tank guided missiles

M40A1 106mm recoilless rifles
Pypj 1110 Swedish made 90mm recoilless rifles
AT4 anti-tank rocket launchers
Carl Gustav anti-tank rocket launcher
B300 anti-tank rocket launchers
Type 69 Chinese made anti-tank rocket launcher?
C90 anti-tank rocket launchers?

Browning M2HB .50 cal. machine guns
MG3 machine guns

Ksp 58B (Swedish made FN MAG) machine guns

M-14 rifles (scoped for sharpshooters)

AK4 assault rifles (Swedish G3 copy)

Galil assault rifles

Carl Gustav sub-machine guns

FH-70 155mm
D-30 122mm

Air Defense
Mistral surface-to-air missiles

Truck mounted ZU-23 anti-aircraft guns

ZU-23 towed 23mm anti-aircraft guns. 

Military Police (Sojavaepolitsei)

Special Military Police Unit

Estonian Defense League (Kaitseliit)
About 20,000 volunteer personnel
Operate in districts (malevad) 
Womens Home Defence (Naiskodukaitse)- Womens Corps
Young Eagles (Noored Kotkad)- Boys Corps. Similar to the Boy Scouts.
Home Daughters (Kodututred)- Girls Corps. Similar to the Girl Scouts

Politsei ja Piirivalveamet
Police and Border Guard

Border Guard

Police (Politsei)
Special police unit.

Ministry of Internal Affairs

Kaitsepolitsei (KaPo)
Internal Security Service
Falls under the Ministry of Internal Affairs

Estonian Intelligence Agencies


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