Military production of Axis Minors

Military production of the Axis Minors Italy, Hungary and Romania during the Second World War.
By type of weapons and available annual raw material production 1939-1945.


new Italian M14-41 tanks
Several new Italian M14-41 tanks await shipment to North Africa.
Following are tables of the known Italian, Hungarian and Romanian military production (excluding ammunition) and a comparison of the necessary strategic raw materials in WW2.

Military production of Axis minors by weapon types

Annual production figures for the Axis minor powers Italy, Hungary and Romania of the main arms and military equipment (without ammunition) during the 2nd World War from 1939-1945.

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ITALY

Military production of Italy:

Type of Weapon1939194019411942 1943 (8 months) 1944-45 (figures included in German production)Overall
Tanks and Self-propelled guns (without light tanks and tankettes)40250595 1,252336435 2,908
Artillery (including anti-tank and anti-aircraft guns) 7,200 (1939-43)----? 7,200
Military trucks and Lorries 83,000 (1939-43)----? 83,000
Fighter planes? 1,155 1,339 1,488528? 4,510
Bomber planes?640754566103? 2,063
Reconnaissance planes?35135527698? 1,080
Transport planes--102249117?468
Trainers and other planes?797710160102? 1,769
Battleships-21---3
Cruisers-231--6
Destroyers---6--6
Submarines-27109-28
Merchant shipping tonnage "119757" 35,299 96,999 153,656 63,895? 469,606

Raw material production for the military weapons production above:

Annual strategic raw material production (m. metric tons):

Year:1939194019411942194319441945
Coal? 4.4 4.4 4.8 3.3--
Ore? 1.2 1.3 1.1 0.8--
Steel? 2.1 2.1 1.9 1.7--
Aluminium (in 1,000 metric tons - especially important for aircraft production)?????--


HUNGARY

Military production of Hungary:

Type of Weapon193919401941194219431944Overall
Tanks and Self-propelled guns---c.500 (1943-44)--c.500
Artillery (including anti-tank and anti-aircraft guns)447 (1939-44)-----447
Machine-guns (without sub-machine guns) 4,583 (1939-44)----- 4,583
Fighter planes (Bf109, Me210)---6267773 1,046

Raw material production:

Annual strategic raw material production (m. metric tons):

Year:1939194019411942194319441945
Coal? 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4-
Ore? 1.9 2.4 2.5 2.6 4.7-
Steel? 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7-
Aluminum (in 1,000 metric tons - especially important for aircraft production) ?3.2 5.0 6.0 9.5 13.2-


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ROMANIA

Military production of Romania:

Type of Weapon193919401941194219431944 (7 months)Overall
Military planes c. 1,000 (1939-1944)----- c. 1,000


Raw material production:

Annual strategic raw material production (m. metric tons):

Year:1939194019411942194319441945
Coal? 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2-
Ore? 2.1 2.4 3.0 3.3 ?-
Steel? 0.3 ? 0.3 0.3 ?-
Aluminum (in 1,000 metric tons - especially important for aircraft production)? ? ? ? ? ?-

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  1. You haven´t information about hungarian war production??? Hungarian kingdom produced more tanks, artillery, planes and machine guns as you wrote…

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