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Major General Tibor Bozó

17:08 January 31, 2022

Date of birth: 10. December 1958
Place of birth: Csongrád


  • 1977- 1981 Lajos Kossuth Military college Szentendre
  • 1985 Battalion commander course Lajos Kossuth Military college Szentendre
  • 1990-1993 Miklós Zrínyi Military academy Budapest
  • 1997-1998 English language course Miklós Zrínyi National Defense University Budapest
  • 1999 Canada English language course (Canadian Forces Language School (Ottawa) Detachment Borden)
  • 2002 USA English language course (Defense Language Institute English Language Center Lackland Air Force Base, Texas)
  • 2002-2003 US Army War College (Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania)

Military professional: Infantry


  • 1981-1982 Platoon leader
  • 1982-1984 Company commander
  • 1984-1986 Battalion chief of staff
  • 1986-1990 Battalion commander
  • 1993-1995 Operational officer (Corps G3)
  • 1995-1996 Deputy commander of brigade
  • 1996-1997 Separate battalion commander
  • 1999-2002 Brigade commander
  • 2003-2006 Deputy chief of staff of Joint Logistics and Support Command
  • 2006-2007 Chief of staff of Joint Logistics and Support Command
  • 2007-2010 Commander of Hazardous Material Supply Center
  • 2009 EUFOR HQ Sa Support Division Chief (DCOS)
  • 2010- 2013 Head of Personnel Directorate of General Staff of Hungarian Defence Forces
  • 2013- 2014 Head of Training Directorate of General Staff of Hungarian Defence Forces
  • 2014- 2020 Commander of NCO Academy
  • 2020- 2021 Commander of Transformation Command
  • 2021- 2022 Commander of Territorial Defence and Support Command
  • 2022 - Hungarian Defence Forces Command Chief of Staff

Family: married, wife Zsuzsanna
Child: Klaudia 1991


  • 1986. Bronze medal of service
  • 1992. Service medal after 10 year
  • 1997. Silver medal of service
  • 2002. Service medal after 20 year
  • 2004. Gold medal of service
  • 2005. Gold medal of service
  • 2008. Service medal after 30 year
  • 2008. Knight cross of Republic of Hungary
  • 2009. European Security Defence Policy Service Medal (Operation ALTHEA)
  • 2009. Peace keeping medal
  • 2009. Per La Pace (Italian Peace keeping medal)
  • 2010. Militar-Anerkennungsmedaille des Österreichischen Bundesheeres
  • 2010. Médaille De La Défense Nationale (French medal)
  • 2015. Gold medal of service decorated by Laurel wreath
  • 2015. Bronze medal of Saint Janos Kapisztran
  • 2017. Service medal of Migration
  • 2017. Service medal decorated by Laurel wreath after 40 year
  • 2019. Officercros of Hungary
  • 2019. Silver medal of Saint Janos Kapisztran
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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”.


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.


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.


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.


Co-president of German–Hungarian logistic program receives partnership medal of merit

16:16 March 20, 2023

Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Chief of the HDF General Staff awarded a partnership medal of merit to Brigadier General Robert Wilhelm for his outstanding work done during the German–Hungarian cooperation.

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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.


American–Hungarian meeting

14:12 March 16, 2023

Deputy Chief of Defence Lieutenant General Zsolt Sándor recently held a bilateral discussion with Major General Joseph Patrick McGee, Commanding General, United States Army 101st Airborne Division.


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.


Medal Parade in Lebanon

11:49 March 10, 2023

On 3 March, Hungarian troops serving with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) received their peacekeeping medals in a medal parade.


Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky: Hungary deserves more respect

12:41 March 9, 2023

Hungary deserves more respect – stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky after attending the informal meeting of EU defence ministers in Stockholm.