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We ensure peace for Hungarians with the best equipment

11:21 October 2, 2023
“We ensure peace for Hungarians with the best equipment”, emphasized Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in a post that appeared on his Facebook page on Thursday, 28 September, on the occasion of visiting the Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) factory, the manufacturer of the Leopard main battle tanks in Munich, Germany.

Strengthening resilience is a collective task

11:40 October 3, 2023
The resilience of a nation requires the preparedness and support of civil citizens as well. Perhaps this is how one could sum up, in a single sentence, the most important theme of the inaugural Civil-Military Interaction Seminar (CMI Seminar) organized by the Headquarters Multinational Division Centre (HQ MND-C) in Budapest between 26–28 September.

NATO delegation visits Hungary

11:55 October 3, 2023
In the last week of September, headed by National Military Representative of Hungary to NATO Lieutenant General Zoltán Mihócza, a NATO delegation from the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) was staying in Hungary.

Weapons Intelligence Teams attack the network

11:31 October 2, 2023
The International Training Branch of the HDF NCO Academy is holding an International Weapons Intelligence Team (WIT) Course for 19 soldiers from 14 NATO member states. On 27 September, in the organization of the NATO C-IED Centre of Excellence, the course participants were practicing Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) techniques at Csobánka.
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Belgian ambassador pays introductory call

15:26 September 28, 2023
Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky recently received in Budapest Jeroen Vergeylen, the new ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium accredited to Hungary.
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NATO delegation from SHAPE

15:29 September 28, 2023
The NATO Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) National Military Representatives are staying in Hungary. The delegation was welcomed by Major General Ferenc Kajári, Deputy Chief of the HDF General Staff on 26 September.

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