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We Think Alike with Austria in Important Matters

11:47 May 24, 2024
Not only are our borders common with Austria but we also think alike in important matters – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in a video posted on his Facebook page on Thursday, 23 May on the occasion of recently meeting Austrian Defence Minister Klaudia Tanner in the town of Grafenegg in Lower Austria.

Joint challenges, joint responses

11:08 May 24, 2024
Effective and friendly cooperation is vital, due to the similar challenges and the common geopolitical situation – especially in the event of danger. In this spirit, among others, a Slovenian-Hungarian border meeting of chiefs of defence was held at the Rheinmetall factory in Zalaegerszeg on 23 May.
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In the Same Direction – Meeting of EU and NATO Chiefs of Defence

16:46 May 23, 2024
Military leaders of the EU and NATO recently met in Brussels. The preparation for Hungary’s EU presidency in the second half of the year was the main focus of the military discussions held with the participation of the chiefs of defence of Belgium, Hungary and Spain. Meanwhile, the chiefs of defence of NATO countries discussed the implementation of the new defence plans of the Alliance and the reshaping of NATO’s warfare.
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Excellent in Military Tactics

11:29 May 22, 2024
The personnel of the NATO Forward Land Forces Battle Group (FLF BG) recently proved their skills at the complex tactical exercises of the NATO CREVAL (Combat Readiness Evaluation) conducted during the ongoing Exercise Brave Warrior 2024 in Hungary.
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Guns in action

16:58 May 23, 2024
Within the framework of the multinational Exercise Brave Warrior 2024, soldiers conducted live firing training in the Bakony Hills with Carl Gustaf recoilless rifles and PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzers.
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Cooperation on Land, on Water, in Air

10:48 May 21, 2024
At the invitation of the French Armed Forces, Commander of EUFOR Operation Althea Major General László Sticz PhD and Deputy Chief of Defence of the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina Major General Mirsad Ahmić recently visited the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, flagship of the French Navy, accompanied by François Delmas, Ambassador of France to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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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