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Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky: Hungary does not donate its ammunition stocks to Ukraine

10:37 March 21, 2023
The only way the war can end is through ceasefire and peace talks, not the donation of weapons and ammunition, therefore Hungary does not donate its ammunition stocks to Ukraine, stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky after the Foreign Affairs Council with Foreign Affairs Ministers of the member states of the European Union in Brussels on Monday, 20 March.
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Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky holds discussions with Kenyan and Nigerien ministers of defence

09:45 March 22, 2023
Since illegal migration traces its roots to Africa, Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky recently held discussions with the Kenyan and Nigerien ministers of defence in Brussels, with the aim of “protecting the Hungarian people and Europe”.

Hungarian soldier receives NATO award

15:31 March 21, 2023
The personnel of NATO’s Allied Command Operations Allied Ground Surveillance Force (NAGSF) held its first staff meeting of the year in late February at Sigonella Air Base, Italy. NAGSF Commanding General Brigadier General Andrew M. Clark, assessed the tasks of the recent period, and then presented recognitions to soldiers for their outstanding performance last year.
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Type certification of H225M helicopters completed

16:12 March 20, 2023
The Hungarian military type certification of the Airbus H225M medium lift helicopters has recently been completed. Two out of the 16 ordered multi-role helicopters are going to be handed over at the Airbus Helicopters facility in Marignane, France this July. The Ministry of Defence has placed an order for a total of 16 helicopters of this type in the framework of the National Defence and Armed Forces Development program, with the aim of developing the transport helicopter capability of the Hungarian Defence Forces.

Deputy Chief of HDF General Staff receives Indian defence attaché

15:35 March 21, 2023
Deputy Chief of Defence Lieutenant General Zsolt Sándor received in his office Colonel Vijayant Singh, India’s defence attaché accredited to Hungary with duty station in Prague on 20 March.

Simulator training in Sweden

14:08 March 16, 2023
Nominated aircrews and intelligence personnel of the HDF 101st Aviation Wing and fighter controllers of the HDF Air Operations Command and Control Centre are participating in their annual tactical simulator training in Sweden. During his visit to Sweden, Minister of Defence of Hungary Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky also viewed the ongoing training program.

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