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Hungary is interested in a strong NATO

09:25 June 7, 2023
The Bucharest Nine (B9) group is committed to further supporting Ukraine and above all, to restoring peace to the country as soon as possible – emphasized President of Hungary Katalin Novák after a summit of heads of state of the B9, a group bringing together Central and Eastern European member states – the eastern flank – of NATO in Bratislava on Tuesday, 6 June.
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We are not alone, we are not the only ones who want peace

09:08 June 6, 2023
In this turbulent period of the 21st century, there is a need for Georgia’s deeply rooted and rich history and values. Because of our common values in the past and plans for the future, this country is our strategic partner, with which we are working together on further deepening our relations on both bilateral and allied levels, stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in Tbilisi after holding discussions with the Minister of Defence of Georgia on 5 June.

Giant KC-135 Stratotanker at Pápa

13:44 June 5, 2023
The airmen of the 121st Air Refueling Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard and the crew of the KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft stationed at the Hungarian Defence Forces 47th Air Base recently participated in a joint training event.
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Bulgarian–Hungarian cooperation

10:03 June 2, 2023
At the invitation of Bulgarian Brigadier General Radostin Iliev, Director for Defence Policy and Planning, MoD Deputy State Secretary for Defence Policy László Hajnik paid an official visit to Sofia between 24-26 May. During the discussion, both sides agreed with the significance of developing bilateral defence relations, emphasizing that it is necessary to find the new fields and means of cooperation for the expansion of the existing relations.
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Heroic stand

11:39 May 31, 2023
“Once again, our soldiers have performed their duty heroically”, stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at Liszt Ferenc International Airport, Budapest on 30 May.
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Innovation increases defence capability

09:51 June 2, 2023
Innovation has a key role in increasing defence capability and modernizing the Hungarian Defence Forces, said Brigadier General Imre Porkoláb, CEO, Defense Innovation Research Institute (VIKI) Nonprofit Ltd. at a capability demonstration organized by the VIKI in Budapest on 31 May.

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State and Military leaders

Honvédelmi Minisztérium

Ministry of defence

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Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky

Minister of Defence

Tamás Vargha

Parliamentary State Secretary, Deputy Minister
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Dr. Árpád Vidoven

Administrative State Secretary
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Gábor Gion

State Secretary for Defence Strategy and Human Resources Policy

Zsolt Barthel-Rúzsa

State Secretary for the workings of the Military National Security Service
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Dr. Ádám Schmidt

State Secretary for Sport
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General Staff Hungarian Defence Forces

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Lieutenant General Dr. Gábor Böröndi

Chief of General Staff Hungarian Defence Forces

Major General Ferenc Kajári

Deputy Chief of General Staff Hungarian Defence Forces
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Major General Zoltán Schmidt

Deputy Chief of General Staff for Economic Affairs
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Major General Attila Géza Takács

Deputy Chief of General Staff for Cooperation
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Lieutenant General Tibor Bozó

Director of General Staff
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Chief Warrant Officer Zoltán Kaszab

Command Sergeant Major, Hungarian Defence Forces