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Hungary is a Reliable and Recognized NATO Ally

15:52 March 13, 2024

Hungary’s NATO membership means a “different quality” for Hungarian security – underlined the defence minister in Tata on Tuesday in his speech held to mark the 25th anniversary of Hungary’s accession to NATO and the 75th anniversary of the establishment of NATO.

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NATO Medals for High-level Service

11:35 March 5, 2024

On nearing the completion of their tour of duty with the mission, the soldiers performing their first service abroad in the 29th rotation of the HDF KFOR Contingent (KFOR-29 HUNCON) recently received their NATO medals at a ceremony.

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Hungarian Staff Sergeant receives prestigious decoration

16:54 December 11, 2023

On Friday, 8 December, at the Embassy of Germany in Budapest, the German War Graves Commission (Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge) awarded the bronze grade of the Cross of Honor to Staff Sergeant Ferenc Czirók, Deputy Head of Catering Services, HDF Recreation, Training and Conference Center.

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Hungary is Committed to the V4 Countries

16:39 December 11, 2023

Hungary is committed to the cooperation of the Visegrád (V4) Countries and supports the EU accession of Western Balkan countries to the European Union – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in Prague on Friday, 8 December.

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Border meeting of Slovak and Hungarian Chiefs of Defence

16:33 December 11, 2023

General Gábor Böröndi PhD, Chief of HDF General Staff recently attended a high-level military border meeting in Majorháza at the invitation of General Daniel Zmeko, Chief of Defence of the Slovak armed forces.

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Hungarian Leopards on Hungarian soil

14:53 December 6, 2023

One of the state-of-the-art tank types in the world is about to enter service with the heavy infantry brigade of the Hungarian Defence Forces in the coming days. The first Leopard 2A7HU tank with Hungarian marking arrived in Hungary on 5 December to become integrated into the heavy infantry brigade that is declared to NATO but safeguards the security of Hungary. As an important part of the National Defence and Armed Forces Development Program, Hungary has purchased 44 units of this main battle tank, which is the most modern type in the world.

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Building military-to-military relations with Bosnia-Herzegovina is in our common interest

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.

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Locally manufactured Airbus helicopter parts receive surface treatment in Gyula

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.

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Hungarian colonel receives Knight’s Cross

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.

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Peace, Friendship and Cooperation

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.