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NATO Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session

Text: HDF General Staff | Photo: NATO, HDF General Staff |  11:24 January 22, 2024

Between 17–18 January, NATO’s highest Military Authority, the Military Committee met in Brussels. The Hungarian delegation at the meeting was headed by General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of General Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces.

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The topics of the meeting focused on strengthening NATO’s military deterrence and defence posture, which the Alliance intends to achieve through maximizing the implementation and executability of the new Deterrence and Defence of the Euro-Atlantic Area (DDA) Family of Plans. As part of this topic, the participants discussed a number of related concepts, while further topics of the sessions also included the strategic concept of the allied transformation commands (warfighting transformation) as well as the NATO Integrated Air and Missile Defence System (NATINAMDS) and its current issues.

In a separate session, the Allied and Invitee Chiefs of Defence met with their counterparts from NATO’s Indo-Pacific Partners as well as their Partner Interoperability Advocacy Group (PIAG) counterparts, and another session met in a NATO–Ukraine Council format.

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On the margins of the meeting, General Dr. Gábor Böröndi held professional consultation with Turkish Chief of Defence General Metin Gürak, as well as with Polish Chief of Defence General Wieslaw Kukula. The two sides discussed some relevant military professional matters and the further possibilities for cooperation among their countries.

The members of the Hungarian delegation headed by General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of HDF General Staff included Major General Tamás Sándor, Military Representative of the Hungarian Defence Forces and his expert team.

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