Sunday, May 26, 2013




NATO member nation.

Historical land where the Huns settled.
Part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (1867-1918)
World War 1
World War 2

Hungarian Defense Force (Magyar Honvedseg)
Approximately 24,000 total military personnel

Air Force (Magyar Legiero)
Approximately 5,000 personnel

Saab JAS 39 Gripen fighter aircraft (14)

MiG-29 fighter aircraft (24 in storage?)
An-26 transport aircraft (2)

Yak-52 trainer aircraft (7)

Mi-24 attack helicopters
Mi-17 transport helicopters (7)

Mi-8 helicopters (10)

israeli made Elbit Skylark Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Air Defense
Mistral surface-to-air missiles

2K12 Kub (SA-6 Gainful) surface-to-air missiles

9K38 Igla (SA-18 Grouse) shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles

Hungary has patrols along the Danube River. Part of the army.
MH1 Mine Disposal and Riverborne Regiment (or 1st Honved Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Warship Regiment)
Based in Ujpest port along the Danube.
Consists of Yugolslavian made Nestin Class (MS-25) minesweepers
AM-22 Obuda

AM-31 Dunaujvaros

AM-32 Dunafoldvar

AM-11 Ujpest (retired from military service)
AM-12 Baja (retired from military service)
AM-21 Szazhalombatta (retired from military service)


T-72 tanks (23 active 132 in reserve?)

BTR-80 armored personnel carriers (598?)
Cougar H armored fighting vehicles (13)
BRDM-2 armored vehicles (250)
BRDM-1 armored vehicles
FUG (Hungarian made armored vehicles based on the BRDM-1)
HMMWV utility vehicles
PTS tracked amphibious vehicles

Raba H14 4x4 wheeled trucks

Raba H18 6x6 wheeled trucks

9M111 Fagot (AT-4)
9M113 Konkurs (AT-5)
9K115-2 Metis (AT-7)

60mm mortars
81mm mortars
82mm mortars

M320 40mm grenade launchers.

Gepard anti-material rifles (Hungarian made 12.7mm and 14.5mm anti-material rifles)
Browning M2 machine guns
PK machine guns
M-249 SAW light machine guns
M24 sniper rifles
Dragunov SVD sniper rifles
AK-63 (AMM) assault rifles. Hungarian AKM variant.
AMP-69 assault rifle. Hungarian made.
SKS rifles (ceremonial)
M4 carbines
HK MP5 sub-machine guns
KGP-9 sub-machine guns (Hungarian made 9mm sub-machine guns)
Glock 17 pistols
P9RC pistols (Hungarian made 9x19mm Parabellum pistols)
PA-63 pistols (Hungarian made 9x18mm Makarov pistols)

5th Infantry Brigade
25th Infantry Brigade
25th/88th Light Mixed Battalion

34th Special Operations Battalion
(24th Reconnaissance Battalion and 34th Reconnaissance Battalion merged into the 34th ?)

64th Logistics Regiment

37th Engineering Regiment

Parliamentary Guard (Orszaggyulesi Orseg)
Ceremonial guard. Protect parliament building and speakers.

Hungarian Intelligence
Katonai Nemzetbiztonsagi Szolgalat (KNBSZ)-Military and National Security Service

Hungarian Defense Force pictures

Right Wing and Paramilitary Groups
Right Wing Jobbik party
Chairman Gabor Vona

Hungarian Guard
Banned paramilitary group. Linked to the Jobbik party.

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