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The Hungarian Interest Prevailed

10:22 June 14, 2024
We recently reached an agreement with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Hungary will not send troops, weapons or money to the war, announced Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky on his Facebook page on 12 June.

15,000 Hours Flown!

11:46 June 14, 2024
The Airbus helicopter fleet bought as part of the National Defence and Armed Forces Development Program has flown 15,000 hours. Thomas Hein, Head of Europe Region, Airbus Helicopters, awarded the joint achievement of the H145M and the already arrived H225M helicopters with a commemorative plaque at the ILA Berlin Air Show International Aerospace Exhibition.
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Two Hundred Successful Operations

15:38 June 13, 2024
In the 21st century, numerous new challenges have to be faced in the field of warfare, one of which is the efficient and secure use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones).

Defence Attachés’ Meeting

11:39 June 14, 2024
Members of the Budapest Military Attaché Corps visited the HDF Cyber and Information Operations Centre in Szentendre and the HDF Territorial Defence Forces Command in Budapest on the first week of June. Altogether 20 resident and non-resident attachés accredited to Hungary from 14 nations participated in the programs. During the event, the organizers presented several pieces of tactical equipment and cultural heritage, including the G-Mercedes vehicles used at the PSYOPS exercises and the museum showing the history of NCO training.
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EUFOR: Coordinated Hungarian Rescue Team

14:50 June 11, 2024
Several work fields must be coordinated so that the MEDEVAC capabilities, provided by Hungarian soldiers, in EUFOR Operation Althea in Bosnia and Herzegovina can work properly as a perfect machine. Besides the air crew members and the MEDEVAC team, air traffic controllers and members of the engineering support personnel also take the lion’s share in efficient rescue operations.
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Starting on an International Exercise

15:03 June 11, 2024
Soldiers of the Hungarian Defence Forces 4th Territorial Defence Regiment have been preparing for the Platinum Wolf international exercise for the past two weeks with academic and practical training.

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State and Military leaders

Honvédelmi Minisztérium

Ministry of defence

Szalay-Bobrovniczky Kristóf

Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky

Minister of Defence
Vargha Tamás

Tamás Vargha

Parliamentary State Secretary, Deputy Minister
Vidoven Árpád

Dr. Árpád Vidoven

Administrative State Secretary
Barthel-Rúzsa Zsolt

Zsolt Barthel-Rúzsa

State Secretary for the Control of Military National Security
Kutnyánszky Zsolt

Zsolt Kutnyánszky

MoD State Secretary for Defence Policy, Force Development and Defence Industry
Schmidt Ádám

Dr. Ádám Schmidt

State Secretary for Sport
Magyar Honvédség

General Staff Hungarian Defence Forces


General Dr. Gábor Böröndi

Chief of General Staff Hungarian Defence Forces

Lieutenant General Ferenc Kajári

Deputy Chief of General Staff Hungarian Defence Forces
Takács Attila altábornagy úr 10-15 cm méret

Lieutenant General Attila Géza Takács

Deputy Chief of General Staff for Regional Defence
Schmidt Zoltán vezérőrnagy úr

Major General Zoltán Schmidt

Deputy Chief of General Staff for Economic Affairs

Major General Zoltán Somogyi

Director of General Staff
Kaszab Zoltán főtörzszászlós úr

Chief Warrant Officer Zoltán Kaszab

Command Sergeant Major, Hungarian Defence Forces