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NATO is ready and able to defend itself and its members

12:21 July 15, 2024
NATO is still the world’s strongest defence alliance, which is ready and able to defend itself and its members, the defence minister said after the summit of NATO heads of state and government in Washington, DC, adding that in 2024, the 75th year of its existence, the defence Alliance has to face more numerous and significant security challenges than ever before.
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Twenty-three Military Athletes at the Paris Olympics

13:54 July 15, 2024
The Hungarian national team participating in the Paris Olympic Games recently took the Olympic Oath in Budapest two and a half weeks before the opening ceremony, to be held on 26 July. During the oath, Captain Tamás Lőrincz, Olympic champion wrestler of the HDF Sports Company, held the Hungarian flag as among the 180 Hungarian participants, 23 military athletes will represent Hungary in the French capital.
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Champions of the Air on the Podium

15:10 July 15, 2024
“During the past few days, we witnessed a competition where the most excellent paratroopers of the world were competing to test their preparedness and technical skills, and they have brought us the excitement and beauty of this special sport.” – this was how Lieutenant General Ferenc Kajári, Deputy Chief, HDF General Staff said farewell to the participants of the 46th CISM World Military Parachuting Championship at the RepTár in Szolnok on 12 July. The national sports teams of more than 30 countries whose members performed best in the overall results lined up to stand on the podium and worthily say goodbye to the ten days they had spent in Hungary, rich in experiences and successes.
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They have arrived for a stormy live firing exercise

13:59 July 15, 2024
The foreign units participating in Exercise Jolly Vihar 24 – the 56th and 57th Rescue Squadrons and the 56th Rescue Generation Squadron of the U.S. Air Force – have arrived at the Hungarian Defence Forces 47th Air Base in Pápa, Hungary.
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Lords of the Sky

15:22 July 15, 2024
Seven days of intense competition, outstanding sports results, changing wind, old and new friendships – the 46th CISM World Military Parachuting Championship in Szolnok has ended. The Hungarian national team has achieved a really nice result as it won the bronze medal in the team accuracy landing category, while Warrant Officer Tamás Varga from the HDF 86th Helicopter Wing Special Parachuting Training Centre came in second in individual accuracy landing.
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Hungarian and American SOF soldiers conduct joint exercise

14:13 July 15, 2024
The joint exercise of Hungarian and American Special Operations Forces (SOF) groups has recently ended. This time, the emphasis was on the execution of complex tactical tasks. The participants also separately practiced a number of important procedures, for example, parachute jumps.

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Ministry of defence

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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

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General Dr. Gábor Böröndi

Chief of General Staff Hungarian Defence Forces
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Lieutenant General Ferenc Kajári

Deputy Chief of General Staff Hungarian Defence Forces
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Lieutenant General Attila Géza Takács

Deputy Chief of General Staff for Regional Defence
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Major General Zoltán Schmidt

Deputy Chief of General Staff for Economic Affairs
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Major General Zoltán Somogyi

Director of General Staff
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Chief Warrant Officer Zoltán Kaszab

Command Sergeant Major, Hungarian Defence Forces