Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky21:15 May 24, 2022
11:56 December 4, 2023
In the last days of November, a professional delegation from the Ministry of Defence and the Joint Staff of the armed forces of Bosnia-Herzegovina paid a visit to Hungary at the invitation of Lieutenant General Ferenc Kajári, Deputy Chief of HDF General Staff. The upcoming change of command of EUFOR Operation Althea in the Balkans state – where a Hungarian general will become commander of the European Union’s military operation as of January 2024 – gave a special topicality to their stay here.
11:47 December 4, 2023
Starting from 29 November, the surface treatment of helicopter components manufactured in the nearby factory of Airbus Helicopters Hungary Ltd is to be carried out in the Gyula plant of Satys PSP Hungary Ltd, so in the future, the components that can be installed into the helicopters will be 100% made in Hungary”, this was what Attila Kiss, the CEO of Satys PSP Hungary Ltd announced in Gyula.
11:41 December 4, 2023
On 28 November, France’s ambassador to Hungary Claire Legras decorated Colonel Dr. József András Balogh, Legal and Administrative Chief of the HDF General Staff with the Knight’s Cross of the National Order of Merit (Ordre national du Mérite) of France.
11:01 December 4, 2023
This November, the personnel of the Hungarian contingent serving with the NATO Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Force (NATO ISR Force) participated in the commemoration organized in the framework of the Italian-Hungarian friendship.
11:26 November 30, 2023
In the recent past, sport has grown into a strategic field in Hungary, we have got closer to becoming a sports nation – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in the Committee on Culture of the National Assembly on Tuesday.
10:39 November 30, 2023
On 24 November, the 17th rotation of the Hungarian Training Support Contingent (HTSC) – Iraq participated in a joint live fire exercise together with its Estonian partners on the Satur Areal Gunnery” shooting range near Erbil. During the joint LFX, the Hungarian and Estonian soldiers also had the opportunity to learn about and mutually test the firearms in service with the armed forces of the two nations.
10:35 November 30, 2023
On Tuesday, 28 November, Members of Parliament of the governing party discussed the Sovereignty Protection Act and the Hungarian Defence Forces in their pre-agenda addresses at the session of the National Assembly. “The Hungarian Defence Forces are ready to defend Hungary and the Hungarian people”, stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky on his social media page in connection with his answer to the pre-agenda addresses.
16:59 November 28, 2023
The HDF Peace Support Training Centre has recently conducted the Peace Support Operations Cooperation Course (PSOCC) on the seventh occasion. On 24 November, at the closing ceremony of the two-week training, 24 course participants from 14 nations received their certificates.
16:52 November 28, 2023
The Hungarian Defence Export Agency Ltd’s (VEX) first appearance in Southeast Asia took place at the Defence & Security 2023 exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand in early November. The invited exhibitors at the Agency’s stand included ten Hungarian companies and the Defence Innovation and Research Institute (VIKI) of Hungary. The 190-m2 national stand introduced the products and solutions of Hungarian defence industry that may attract interest in Southeast Asia.
16:45 November 28, 2023
Lieutenant General Ferenc Kajári, Deputy Chief of HDF General Staff received the new Italian defence attaché and the Greek defence, military and air attaché in the framework of an accreditation visit.