Military ranks of Hungary

Summary

The Military ranks of Hungary are the military insignia used by the Hungarian Defence Forces. Land Forces and Air Force ranks are the same. Hungary is a landlocked country and does not possess a navy.

Commissioned officer ranks

The rank insignia of commissioned officers.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
 Hungarian Ground Forces[1]
Army-HUN-OF-09.svg Army-HUN-OF-08.svg Army-HUN-OF-07.svg Army-HUN-OF-06.svg Army-HUN-OF-05.svg Rank Army Hungary OF-04.svg Rank Army Hungary OF-03.svg Rank Army Hungary OF-02.svg Rank Army Hungary OF-01b.svg Rank Army Hungary OF-01a.svg No insignia
Vezérezredes Altábornagy Vezérőrnagy Dandártábornok Ezredes Alezredes Őrnagy Százados Főhadnagy Hadnagy Honvéd­tisztje­lölt
Literal translation Chief Regiment (leader), Chief Regimental Commander Vice field marshal Leader Guard-Major Brigade-General Regiment (leader), Regimentist Junior Regiment (leader), Junior Regimentist Guard-Major Squadron (leader), Centurion Chief Military-Major Military-Major, Army-Major
English rank name General, Colonel General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant

Other ranks

The rank insignia of non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel.

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
 Hungarian Ground Forces[1]
Army-HUN-OR-09.svg Army-HUN-OR-08a.svg Army-HUN-OR-08b.svg Army-HUN-OR-07.svg Rank Army Hungary OR-06.svg Army-HUN-OR-05.svg Army-HUN-OR-04a.svg Rank Army Hungary OR-04b.svg Rank Army Hungary OR-02.svg Rank Army Hungary OR-01.svg
Főtörzszászlós Törzszászlós Zászlós Főtörzsőrmester Törzsőrmester Őrmester Szakaszvezető Tizedes Őrvezető Közkatona
Literal translation Chief Staff Flagbearer, Chief Staff Ensign Staff Flagbearer, Staff Ensign Flagbearer, Ensign Chief Staff Guard-Master Staff Guard-Master Guard-Master Platoon-Leader Squad (leader), Decurion Guard-Leader,
Patrol Leader
Home(land)-Defend(er);
Common-Soldier
English rank name Chief Master Sergeant Senior Master Sergeant Master Sergeant Sergeant First Class Staff Sergeant Sergeant Junior Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private (PV1)

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Andrea, Kánya (6 May 2009). "A gallér és az ötágú csillag". honvedelem.hu (in Hungarian). Hungarian Defence Forces. Retrieved 26 May 2021.

External links

  • Hungarian Ministry of Defence, ranks
  • "Hungary". uniforminsignia.org. The International Encyclopedia of Uniform Insignia. Retrieved 14 September 2021.