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S44 Hungarian unit list

s44yuritch Jul 4th, 2015 (edited) 874 Never
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  1. Hungary was holding on to the war right to the end. They were Germany's closest ally in Europe, and Germans shared quite a bit of equipment with them, as well as sold them licenses to build some more.
  2. Some other equipment models were shared with Italians for various reasons - some were WW1 relics ingerited by both and others were purshased from the same sources.
  3. There also was cooperation with Sweden in tank development, with 38M tank and 40M SP AA being of Swedish origin.
  4.  
  5. Infantry model: based on German, with uniform recolored to more greenish-brown color, like this: http://uniforma-army.ru/img/vengr26_44.jpg
  6. Helmet type was German one.
  7.  
  8. Small arms
  9. Rifle: 35M https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/35M_rifle
  10. Pistol: 37M https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F%C3%89G_37M_Pistol
  11. SMG: 39M Danuvia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danuvia_43M_submachine_gun
  12. LMG/HMG: 31M (closely related to German MG34, MG42)
  13. AT rifle: Solothurn S-18/100
  14. AT rocket: German equipment available
  15.  
  16. Warning: Hungarian 20mm tank gun is actually a Solothurn AT rifle. It is NOT a full-auto gun! Affected units: Csaba, any boats with Csaba turret, Toldi II.
  17.  
  18. Armored car:
  19. 39M Csaba http://armor.kiev.ua/Tanks/WWII/csaba/csaba_2.gif
  20.  
  21. Light tank:
  22. 38M Toldi II (20mm gun)
  23. 38M Toldi IIA (40mm gun)        http://armor.kiev.ua/Tanks/WWII/toldi/toldi_12.png
  24.  
  25. Medium tank:
  26. 40M Turan I (40 mm gun, up to 60mm front armor) http://www.aviarmor.net/tww2/photo/hungary/turan/turan_3v.jpg
  27. 41M Turan II (short 75mm gun, same body) http://www.aviarmor.net/tww2/photo/hungary/turan/turan_draw_1.jpg
  28. 43M Turan III (long 75mm gun, prototype only)
  29.  
  30. Heavy tank:
  31. 44M Tas (long 75mm gun, up to 120mm front armor) - only 1 built http://www.freedom.hu/IIvh/Fegyverek/Magyar/Magyarpancelosok/Tas.gif
  32.  
  33. Assault gun:
  34. 43M Zrinyi II (105mm howitzer) http://drawingdatabase.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/zrinyi.gif or with skirts: http://forum.warthunder.com/uploads/monthly_10_2014/post-369092-0-16361300-1413121404.jpg
  35.  
  36. Tank destroyer:
  37. 43M Zrinyi I (long 75mm) - prototype
  38. German Hetzer?
  39.  
  40. Self-propelled AA:
  41. 40M Nimrod (40mm AA gun = bofors) http://forum.warthunder.com/uploads/monthly_10_2014/post-369092-0-51422300-1413119892.jpg
  42. Was designed as a combined AA / tank destroyer (as much as that is possible with 40mm gun), would need AP shells maybe?
  43.  
  44. Halftrack:
  45. SdKfz 251
  46.  
  47. Various other German equipment was also available, such as Pz.IV, Hetzer, Stug and even Tiger.
  48.  
  49. Truck:
  50. 38M Botond 6x4 truck http://botondveteran.hu/botond.html
  51.  
  52. Guns
  53. AA: bofors 40mm
  54. light AT:
  55.         40M 40mm (derived from German PaK-35/36)
  56.         47 mm Model 1931 anti-tank gun https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/47_mm_Model_1931_anti-tank_gun (ex-Belgian guns transferred to Hungary by Germans)
  57. AT: 75mm 40M AT gun (local designation for PaK40)
  58. Special AT: 44M Buzogányvető - deployable heavy AT rocket launched with much better range than the PanzerFaust
  59.         https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungarian_44M
  60.         http://survincity.com/2010/05/hungarian-anti-tank-rocket-launcher-mace/
  61. field gun:
  62.         5/8M 80mm (actually 3") https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8_cm_FK_M._5
  63.         18M 80mm (3", 8cm FK M18 from WW1 era)
  64. howitzer: 37M 105mm (German leFH18)
  65. long-range gun: Bofors 105mm gun M27
  66. Medium gun tractor: SdKfz 11
  67. Heavy gun Tractor: Italian Breda 32
  68.  
  69. http://www.juniorgeneral.org/donated/2009/may15/hun3.png
  70. http://www.juniorgeneral.org/donated/2009/may15/hun2.png
  71.  
  72. German guns available to replace anything which seems too weak
  73.  
  74. Radar: some kind of FREYA. There was a domestic product named SAS, but it wasn't common.
  75.  
  76. Aircraft:
  77. air scout: Weiss WM-21 SOLYOM
  78. light fighter: Hejja II (derived from ITA Re2000, 2x12.7mm MG)
  79. heavy fighter: Bf.109g (license-built locally)
  80. Dive bomber/tank hunter: Me.210Ca-1 (built locally with small changes compared to German model)
  81. Bombs for tank hunter role: SD 4 HL bomblets (kind of like PTAB, but less dispersion) https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/SD_4_HL
  82.  
  83. Boats:
  84. http://www.hajoregiszter.hu/forrasok/magangyujtemenyek/benczur_laszlo/444
  85. - Debrecen/Gyor/etc. large patrol boat (2 turrets with ~75mm guns, some AA, armor) Gyor: http://www.hajoregiszter.hu/eszkozok/keptolto.php?ezt=12186&ts=14360078183 Debrecen: http://www.hajoregiszter.hu/eszkozok/keptolto.php?ezt=12183&ts=14360078644
  86. - PM armored gunboat (2 turrets from Turan I tank) http://www.hajoregiszter.hu/eszkozok/keptolto.php?ezt=12194&ts=14360077250
  87. - PAM 21 armored river minelayer (turret from Csaba) http://www.hajoregiszter.hu/eszkozok/keptolto.php?ezt=12193&ts=14360077571
  88. - no torpedo craft of any kind :(
  89.  
  90. Mine:
  91. http://militiahungarorum.roncskutatas.hu/1920_f_k_ga_h_3.html
  92.  
  93. Also various German equipment:
  94.         AFP for fire support
  95.         MFP for tank transport
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