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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (North Atlantic Alliance) is an intergovernmental military alliance which was signed in Washington on 4 April 1949. NATO is a system of collective security: its independent member states agree to defend each other against attacks by others countries. NATO's main headquarters are located in Brussels. The following twelve states signed the treaty and became the founding members: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom and United States. The following states joined the treaty after 1949: Greece, Germany, Turkey and Spain. Members who joined after the dissolution of the Soviet Union: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Albania, Croatia, Montenegro and North Macedonia.

Before and during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, several NATO countries sent army to reinforce the alliance's eastern flank. Alliance had deployed 40,000 troops along its 2,500 kilometres long Eastern flank to deter possible Russian aggression. On 5 July the North Atlantic Alliance members signed off on the accession protocols for Sweden and Finland and formally approved the decisions of the NATO summit.

Finland joined the alliance on 4 April 2023.

Hungary is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 93,030 km2 (land boundries: 2,106 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Hungary is Budapest. The number of inhabitants is 9,730,000.

Hungary joined NATO in 1999. The inventory of the Hungarian Defense Forces consists largely of Soviet-era weapons, with a mix of more modern European and United State equipment.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 1157.71 billion $ 5.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 2.14%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 3,142,889 37,650
Reserve personnel: 2,748,132 20,000
Available for military: 206,903,543 2,349,948

Active

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 14,125 176
Armoured fighting vehicles: 86,709 720
Total artillery: 12,997 298
Self-propelled artillery: 4,359 3
Rocket artillery: 2,485 0

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 21,104 65
Fighter aircraft: 1,104 0
Multirole aircraft: 3,586 14
Attack aircraft: 728 0
Helicopters: 8,293 35
UCAV (combat drone): 556 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 1,916 13
Aircraftcarriers: 28 0
Destroyers: 119 0
Frigates: 113 0
Corvettes: 54 0
Submarines: 144 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

NATO

Data not available

Hungary

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

NATO

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Hungary

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; 6-month service obligation.