09:14 February 23, 2024
On 20 February, in the Ministry of Defence, MoD State Secretary for Defence Policy, Force Development and Defence Industry Dr. Zsolt Kutnyánszky received Mohamed Ibrahim El Shinawy, Egypt’s ambassador accredited to Budapest.
15:27 February 22, 2024
“Nobody should think it will be easy. At the same time, you are well-trained and young, so any of you can reach the competition level with a little resolve” – this was how Chief Warrant Officer Attila Majzák – Command Sergeant Major, HDF 4th Territorial Defence Regiment – welcomed the participants of the domestic qualification event of the American Best Warrior Competition. The Hungarian delegation will travel to Ohio to outperform last year’s successful participation in late March.
14:49 February 22, 2024
General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of HDF General Staff recently paid a three-day visit to Qatar at the invitation of Lieutenant General Salem bin Hamad bin Mohammed bin Aqeel Al Nabit, Chief of Staff, Qatar Armed Forces. The aim of the bilateral meeting with the participation of professional delegations was to explore the fields of potential military cooperation between the two countries.
14:45 February 22, 2024
On 21 February, the ministries of defence of Hungary and Poland signed a bilateral military cooperation plan in Budapest. The document was signed on the part of Hungary by Colonel Albert Gróf, Head of MoD Department for International Cooperation, while on the part of Poland by Colonel Mnitowski Sławomir, the military, air and defence attaché of the Republic of Poland.
13:17 February 21, 2024
Before completing their tour of duty abroad, the Hungarian and Polish soldiers serving with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) received their peacekeeping medals in the framework of a medal parade ceremony.
12:15 February 21, 2024
The CISM International Day of Military Sports was celebrated in Camp Butmir All participants were welcomed by COM EUFOR Major General László Sticz, who also started the run. Hundreds of personnel from EUFOR and NATO walked or ran the route.
12:12 February 19, 2024
“The Hungarian Defence Forces must be brought into such a condition that the country can defend itself if needed – therefore, “we cannot shun, we cannot duck out of the development of the armed forces”, stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in Budapest on 16 February.
12:02 February 16, 2024
On the margins of the Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence in Brussels on 15 February, twenty countries of the organization – among them, Hungary – signed a letter of intent on the establishment of a Mine Action Coalition – announced Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky on his social media page.
11:28 February 16, 2024
NATO is made up of national forces, and that is why every member state has to develop its own forces; being committed to its NATO membership, Hungary is doing so indeed – stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky after the Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence in Brussels on 15 February.
11:40 February 15, 2024
Lieutenant Thibault Lemaire has arrived from the École Militaire Interarmes of the French Armed Forces for a field exercise to the HDF 30th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, where the already-serving non-commissioned officers and enlisted soldiers are trained to become officers.