“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.
Hungarian Major General Dr. László Sticz will lead EUFOR – the European Union’s Operation Althea in Bosnia-Herzegovina – for a year starting from January 2024, announced Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky.
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.
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.
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.