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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

German soldiers study at HDF Military Movement Centre

16:17 December 2, 2022

Soldiers of the Bundeswehr recently participated in a professional training course at the HDF Military Movement Centre (HDF MMC) in Budapest.


KFOR-27 – together with other nations

16:05 December 2, 2022

The HDF KFOR Tactical Reserve Battalion recently participated in a Cross Training event. The American, Polish, Latvian, Turkish and Danish troops serving with the mission were also represented at the Hungarian-organized training event.

BAP átadás-átvétel nyitó

Hungarian Air Force completes Baltic Air Policing mission

16:02 December 2, 2022

The Hungarian air force has completed its NATO Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission. During their four-month deployment, the Hungarian Gripen fighter jets were operating from Siauliai, Lithuania, where they handed over the lead nation role to the Polish Air Force on Thursday.


Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky: by building a strong military force, we defend Hungarian people and thereby strengthen NATO as well

15:42 December 2, 2022

The world is on the threshold of a new era of security and defence, stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at the Berlin Security Conference (BSC) in Berlin on Thursday, 1 December. The speakers of the event included German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg as well.


We are purchasing one of the state-of-the-art radar systems in the world

13:31 December 2, 2022

“We are purchasing one of the state-of-the-art radar systems in the world”, said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in the programme Napi Aktuális (Daily Current Topics) of Hír TV on Wednesday, 23 November.


Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky: Defence industry is essential

13:22 December 2, 2022

“Defence industry is essential because it creates jobs, helps the economy further grow”, and provides security as well, said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky during the fourth episode of a podcast entitled “The Bold Truth About Hungary” – hosted by State Secretary for International Communication and Relations of the Prime Minister’s Cabinet Office Zoltán Kovács –, which appeared on Wednesday, 30 November.


Hungarian fighter pilots rescued from Baltic Sea

15:08 November 29, 2022

For the first time, the nominated personnel of the HDF 59th Dezső Szentgyörgyi Air Base were involved in an open-sea search and rescue exercise, conducted with the participation of Hungarian airmen serving in the lead nation role of the Baltic Air Policing mission and the members of the Polish detachment, which is to rotate them out on 1 December. The rescue was part of a multinational search and rescue (SAR) exercise coordinated and organized by the Lithuanian air force and navy, in which two fighter pilots from each of the two nations and their own observer teams played the main role.


Consultation between Hungarian and Portuguese defence policy directors

15:04 November 29, 2022

On 25 November, Deputy State Secretary for Defence Policy László Hajnik received Portuguese National Defence Policy Director Paulo Lourenço on a working visit in Budapest.


Peacekeepers from twelve nations receive certifications

14:58 November 29, 2022

Organized by the HDF Peace Support Training Centre, the 6th Peace Support Operations Cooperation Course (PSOCC) has recently ended. The course participants received their certificates on 25 November.


Successful validation in Poland

14:52 November 29, 2022

The standby service of the European Union was preceded by several training events, following which the soldiers had to prove their combat readiness on Exercise Common Challenge 2022.