Military ranks of Hungary

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 ranksEdit

The rank insignia of commissioned officers.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
  Hungarian Ground Forces[1]
                    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 ranksEdit

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

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
  Hungarian Ground Forces[1]
                   
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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.

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