Sunday, May 26, 2013




NATO member nation.

23,000 total military personnel
26,000 reserve

Air Force

MiG-29 fighter aircraft

L-39 trainer/light attack aircraft

An-26 transport aircraft

C-27 transport aircraft
L-410 turbolet transport aircraft

Mi-24 attack helicopters

Mi-17 transport helicopters

Mi-8 transport helicopters
Mi-2 transport helicopters

Elbit Skylark Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Air Defense
S-300 (SA-10 Grumble) surface-to-air missiles

2k12 Kub (SA-6 Gainful) surface-to-air missiles

9k35 Strela 10M (SA-13 Gopher) surface-to-air missiles (retired from service?)
9k38 Igla (SA-18 Grouse) shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles

9k32 Strela-2 (SA-7 Grail) shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles

M53/59 Praga self propelled anti-aircraft guns. Twin 30mm autocannons.(retired from service)

Slovakia is landlocked and has no navy.

T-72M2 Moderna tanks with 125mm main gun and 30mm anti-aircraft gun mounted on right side.

T-72M1 Moderna with two 20mm anti-aircraft guns.

T-72M1A tanks- Upgraded T-72M1 tanks with explosive reactive armor

T-72M1 tanks (30)

BVP-2 infantry fighting vehicle (91)

BVP-1 infantry fighting vehicle (162)

BPsV "Svatava" armored vehicles. Reconnaissance version of the BVP-1. (71)

OT-90 armored personnel carriers. (56)

OT-64 armored personnel carriers

Tatrapan 6x6 wheeled armored personnel carriers. Made in Slovakia. (70)


Alligator 4x4 wheeled armored vehicles. Made in Slovakia. (42)

PTS amphibious tracked vehicles

Iveco LMV (10)
Mercedes G-290
Land Rover Defender
Nissan Pathfinder
Nissan Navara

Tatra 815 trucks
MAN trucks
Aktis 4x4 wheeled trucks. Made in Slovakia. 

120mm mortars
Model 97 98mm mortars

Model 52 82mm mortars

9P148 anti-tank missile carriers. BRDM-2 with Konkurs anti-tank missiles.

9M113 Konkurs (AT-5 Spandrel) anti-tank guided missiles

9K111 Fagot (AT-4 Spigot) anti-tank guided missiles

Carl Gustav anti-tank rocket launcher.
RPG-75 anti-tank rocket launcher.

AGS-17 automatic grenade launchers

Barrett M82 anti-material/sniper rifles?
Accuracy International Arctic Warfare AW50 .50 cal anti-material/sniper rifles
Uk vz 59 machine guns. 7.62x54mm

FN Minimi machine guns
FN Minimi Para machine guns (for Special Forces)
Dragunov SVD sniper rifles
vz 58 assault rifles. 7.62x39mm (Standard Issue)

HK416 (for Special Forces)
HK 417 (for Special Forces)
G36 assault rifles (for Special Forces)
HK MP5 sub-machine guns (for Special Forces)
HK UMP (Special Forces and Military Police)
Skorpion vz 61 sub-machine guns
Grand Power K100 pistol. 9x19mm Parabellum. Slovakian made.

CZ vz 82 pistols. 9x18mm Makarov

RM-70 Modular multiple rocket launchers. Slovak made.

RM-70 multiple rocket launchers (26)

Zuzana 2 self propelled howitzers

ShKH Zuzana 155mm self propelled howitzers

DANA 152mm self propelled howitzers

2S1 Gvozdika self propelled howitzers (49?)
D-30 122mm towed howitzers used for ceremonial purposes

Combat Engineers

5th Special Forces Regiment
Maroon berets

Military Police
Vojenska Policia

Presidential Guard

Police (Policia)
Police special intervention unit

Utvar Osobitneho Urcenia (UOU)
Lynx Commando

Military Intelligence Service (MIS)
Slovak Information Service (SIS)- Predominately counter-intelligence

Slovakian military photos

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