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Land Forces, Hungarian Air Force (Magyar Légierö, ML)Active 29,450 personnel (Army 10,936, Air 5,664 Joint 12,850) Paramilitary 12,000. Reserve 44,000 personnel (Army 35,200 Air 8,800) Terms of service HDF has a voluntarily (contracted soldier) system.

HUNGARIAN AIR FORCEMagyar Honvédség Repülö Csapatai (ML)
Hungarian Air Defense Group Magyar Honvédség Repülِ Csapatai (MHRC)

Air Component 5,664 personnel.
Flying hours 50 hrs/yr1 hel base (Szolnok), 2 air bases (Kecskemet, Papa)

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type
(incl AD units)

AIRCRAFT 42 combat capable. Total 83 Aircrafts.
 Comd 1 Comd and Air Surv rgt

Multirole 1 tac ftr sqn 14 Multirole ac:
12 SAAB JAS-39C Gripen
2 SAAB JAS-39D Gripen

Air Defence (Interceptor) 1 tac ftr sqn 28 Ftr ac:
11 VPK Mapo MiG-29A Fulcrum-A;
11 Mik-Gur. MiG-29B FulcrumB;
4 VPK Mapo MiG-29UB Fulcrum-A (Trg);
2 Mik-Gur. MiG-29UB Fulcrum-A (Trg);

NATO AT NATO Hy Airlift (Heavy Transport) Wg with 3 Tpt ac:
3 Boeing C-17A Globemaster III (based at Papa)

Transport 1 tac airlift sqn with 17 Tpt ac:
5 Antonov An-26 Curl
12 Antonov An-2 Colt

Training 1 sqn with 21 Trg ac:
Advanced Flying Training 1 sqn with 8 Adv Trg ac:
1 Aero Vodochody L-159B ALCA Super Albatros;
7 Aero Vodochody L-39ZO Albatros;
Basic Flying Training 1 sqn with 13 Bsc Trg ac:
9 Yakovlev (IAv) Yak- 52
4 Zlin Z-43

Storage or Retired (47.Pápa Harcászati Repüloezred was based here operating the MiG-21 until 2000. The base still houses large numbers of stored MiG-21s, MiG-23s and Su-22s.):
12 Mikoyan Gurevich MiG–23MF Flogger-B;
2 Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-23MS Flogger-E;
3 Mikoyan Gurevich MiG–23UB Flogger-B;
16 Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21MF Fishbed-J;      
32 Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21bis Fishbed-N;
65 Mikoyan Gurevich MiG–21F–13 Fishbed-C, MiG–21PF
4 Mikoyan Gurevich MiG–21UM Mongol-B:
12 Sukhoi Su–22M3 Fitter-J
3 Mikoyan Gurevich Szu–22UM3 Fitter- K

HELICOPTER 19 armed capable. Total 51 Helicopters.

Anti-Armour Attack hel 1 (cbt) bn with 19 Atk hel:
10 Mil Mi-24V Hind-E,
5 Mil Mi-24P Hind-F
4 Mil Mi-24D Hind-D

Electronic Warfare 2 EW hel:
2 Mil Mi-17P Hip-K EW;

Support 1 tpt hel bn with 17 Spt hel:
2 Mil Mi-17N Hip-K;
1 Mil Mi-17PP Hip-K;
7 Mil Mi-17 (Mi-8MT) Hip-H;
1 Mil Mi-9 Hip-G;
6 Mil Mi-8S Hip-E;
12 Mil Mi-8TB Hip-C;
2 Mil Mi-8T Hip-C (Ex-Finnish; aid)

Rotary Flying Training 1 sqn with 16 Trg hel
13 Pzl Mi-2 Hoplite;
3 Robinson R-22

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
UAV • Reconnaissance 1 sqn with 9 Recce UAV:
9 Elbit Skylark Skylark I

MISSILES
  AAM AIM 120C AMRAAM on order; 84 AA-10 Alamo; 210 AA-11 Archer; 60 AIM-9 Sidewinder
  ASM: 100 AGM-65 Maverick (For JAS-39); 72 Kh-23/AS-7 Kerry (For Su-22M-3);
  Anti-tank missile 12500 9M14M/AT-3 Sagger (Incl for BMP-1 IFV and Mi-24 helicopters); 250 3M11/AT-2a Swatter (For Mi-24D) ; 80 AT-6  
BVRAAM 40 AIM-120C-5 AMRAAM (For JAS-39); 342 R-27/AA-10 Alamo (For MiG-29S); 50 R-23R/T/AA-7 Apex (For MiG-23MF);
 SRAAM: 168 R-73/AA-11 Archer; 240 R-13S/AA-2 Atoll (For MiG-21F); 780 R-13S/AA-2 Atoll (For MiG-21F/PFM and Su-7B); 240 R-13R/AA-2C Atoll-C SRAAM (For MiG-21MF); 600 R-13R/AA-2C Atoll-C (For MiG-21bis); 144 R-60/AA-8 Aphid (For MiG-23MF);  90 R-13S/AA-2S Atoll (For Su-22M-3) 480 K-5/AA-1 Alkali (For MiG-19PM)

  Aircraft EO system 5 Litening (For JAS-39 )

Air Force Air Defence Systems
AD 1 AD rgt with 9 Mistral bty; 3 SA-6 Gainful bty
• SAM 61
SP 16 3M9/SA-6 Gainful SAM launchers (600 missile)
MANPAD 45 ATLAS lightweight SAM launchers (180 Mistral Portable SAM)

12th Air Defense Missile Brigade
44 NIIP/Vympel 2K12 "Kub". Mobile Surface-to-air missile battlefild (SAM) system. (To be refurbished with modernized BUK missiles or replaced entirely with the US Patriot system, provided the economic situation allows procurement.)

36D6 Tin Shield. All-altitude surveillance radar, modernized with domestically developed digital electronics suite.

During the Cold War period communist Hungary had numerous SAM (2 air defense missile regiments with ): 40 SA-2 Guideline Launchers (500 Missiles); 20 5V27/SA-3B Goa Launchers (200 Missiles); 12 3M8M1/SA-4 Ganef Launchers (120 Missiles); 450 Strela-1/SA-9 Gaskin

MANPAD 491+ Portable SAM:
5000 Strela-2/SA-7 Grail Portable SAM
300 Strela-3/SA-14 Gremlin      

RADAR
3 RAT-31DL, 6 P-18: 6 SZT-68U; 14 P-37

FACILITIES
Hungary Air Force Main Staff Headquarters: Budapest HQ   

Hungarian Air Force (Magyar Légierö) Airfields and Air Bases Organization:

Kecskemét (LHKE) Air Base: 59. 'Szentgyörgyi Deszö' Harcászati Repülö Bázis Wing
1. Vadászrepülö Század (Puma Fighter Squadron): JAS-39C, JAS-39D
3. Szallitó Repülö Század (Tevé Transport Squadron): An-26    
4. Kiképzö Repülö Század (Squadron): Yak-52             

Pápa (LHPA) Air Base: NATO Strategic Airlift Capability
Heavy Airlift Wing: C-17A                    

Szolnok (LHSN) Air Base: MH 86. 'Szolnok' Helicopter Ezred Wing is the helicopter regiment
1. Szállitó Helikopter Zászlóalj (Transport Helicopter Battalion): Mi-17, Mi-8T, Mi-8P/S
2. Harci Helikopter Zászlóalj (Combat Helicopter Battalion): Mi-24P, Mi-24V, Mi-24D

Szolnok (LHSN) Air Base:
59. 'Szentgyörgyi Deszö' Harcászati Repülö Bázis TrainingWing
4. Kiképzö Repülö Század det. Squadron: Yak-52

Pápa Air Base - Pápa Bázisrepülotér
47th Pápa Tactical Fighter Regiment.

Gyor - 12. Légvédelmi Rakétadandár (12th Air Defense Missile Brigade) - Vezetési Zászlóalj
1. Légvédelmi Rakétaosztály: SA-6      
2. Légvédelmi Rakétaosztály: Mistral

NIIP/Vympel 2K12 "Kub". Mobile Surface-to-air missile battlefild (SAM) system. (To be refurbished with modernized BUK missiles or replaced entirely with the US Patriot system, provided the economic situation allows procurement.)

36D6 Tin Shield. All-altitude surveillance radar, modernized with domestically developed digital electronics suite.

1. Logisztikai és Támogató Zászlóalj (1st Logistic and Support Battalion)
HDF Air Force Command and the Regiment

Veszprém - 54. Légéterellenorzo Ezred                     
1. Légi Irányító Központ (Radar) Veszprém
2. Légi Irányító Központ (Radar)Kecskemét
11. Radar Bázis (Radar) Kup
12. Radar Század (Radar) Juta
21. Radar Század (Radar) Debrecen
22. Radar Század (Radar) Békéscsaba
Réskitölto és Kiképzo Század Medina

Note: Hungary has 22 airports with paved runways (over 3,047 m: 2 2,438 to 3,047 m: 7 1,524 to 2,437 m: 5 914 to 1,523 m: 6 under 914 m: 2), 21 airports with unpaved runways (1,524 to 2,437 m: 2 914 to 1,523 m: 8 under 914 m: 11) and 5 heliports

Official website: http://www.honvedelem.hu/english

 
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