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“Esterházy” Hussar Regiment Celebrated in Metz

10:41 March 25, 2024

A celebration was organized with the participation of Hungarian soldiers to mark the 260th anniversary of the 3rd “Esterházy” Hussar Regiment of the French Armed Forces in Metz, France on 21 March. Thousands were interested in seeing the spectacular ceremony.


Further significant developments in the Hungarian air force

10:15 March 25, 2024

This year is all about the air force in the Hungarian Defence Forces – stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at an international conference held in Fehérvárcsurgó, Fejér County on 22 March.

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Successful export of defence industry products is a common national interest for Hungary

12:37 March 22, 2024

On 21 March in Budapest, Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky underscored the importance of the export of Hungarian defence industry products at a meeting of partner enterprises organized by the Hungarian Defence Export Agency (VEX).


Gold Medal in High Jump

10:49 March 21, 2024

Lieutenant Napóleon Papp, PT officer at the HDF Medical Centre Institute of Aeromedicine and Aptitude Testing, finished first in high jump in the M40 age group at the European Masters Athletics Championships Indoor organized in Torun, Poland on 17 March.


Renewing HDF Search and Rescue Capabilities

10:46 March 21, 2024

Old equipment is being replaced with modern helicopters at the Hungarian Defence Forces search and rescue (SAR) service – announced Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky. He also added that old Mi-17 helicopters have recently been replaced with new H145M ones.

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Developing Slovakian–Hungarian Cooperation

14:11 March 20, 2024

“At the Slovakian–Hungarian border meeting, we discussed the two countries’ NATO engagement in detail. We also covered some possibilities for joint engagement in terms of training and foreign missions, which are open for both national armed forces” – emphasized General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of HDF General Staff at the Slovakian–Hungarian meeting of chiefs of defence in Tata on Tuesday, 19 March.

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NATO: Opportunities for Cooperation in the South

13:48 March 20, 2024

Several high-level delegations paid visits to Joint Force Command (JFC) Naples in early March. The aim of the visits was to discuss and work out partnership plans related to NATO’s southern neighborhood (Middle East, North Africa and the Sahel regions).

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NATO expands its defence innovation network in Hungary

12:19 March 19, 2024

NATO’s Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) has announced that it expands and doubles its presence in Hungary by connecting accelerator sites and test centers for technological development into its research and development network.


25 Years in a Strong Alliance

12:13 March 19, 2024

Twenty-five years ago, on 12 March 1999 the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland officially joined NATO, which was a historic moment for these nations and the Alliance. This accession not only made NATO stronger but also renewed European unity and cooperation.

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Choreography for saving lives

15:01 March 18, 2024

In 2024, as the lead nation providing the commander of EUFOR, Hungary stood up a team for the Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) capability of the mission. We talked with Lieutenant Colonel Attila Dajka, Commander, EUFOR Althea Aviation Detachment and Lieutenant (MD) Dr. Levente Forgács, a doctor of the detachment about the details of pre-deployment training for the mission and the circumstances of service abroad.