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“Peace is more than the absence of war”

13:16 November 21, 2023

On Sunday, 19 November, a commemoration coupled with wreath-laying was held on the occasion of the German commemoration day (Volkstrauertag) in the German–Hungarian War Cemetery of Budaörs. Year after year, people remember the soldiers fallen in the world wars – including the victims of oppressive regimes – on this commemoration day.


Hungarian Chief of Defence visits Türkiye

10:29 October 30, 2023

General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of HDF General Staff paid an official visit to Ankara between 24-26 October. During the program, the Hungarian Chief of Defence was received by Turkish Minister of National Defence Yaşar Güler and General Metin Gürak, Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces.


Strengthening resilience is a collective task

11:40 October 3, 2023

The resilience of a nation requires the preparedness and support of civil citizens as well. Perhaps this is how one could sum up, in a single sentence, the most important theme of the inaugural Civil-Military Interaction Seminar (CMI Seminar) organized by the Headquarters Multinational Division Centre (HQ MND-C) in Budapest between 26–28 September.


Hungarian soldiers receive prestigious awards in Kosovo

11:14 September 14, 2023

In recognition of their high-level, professional performance and exemplary ability to cope with challenges, the soldiers of the 28th rotation of the HDF KFOR Contingent were presented KFOR leadership awards.


Egyptian delegation visits Hódmezővásárhely

11:09 September 14, 2023

A delegation of the Egyptian Army paid a visit to the HDF Kinizsi Pál 30th Armoured Infantry Brigade in early September.


Hódmezővásárhely troops take part in exercise near Arad

09:00 September 7, 2023

On Monday, 4 September the soldiers of the Hungarian–Romanian Mixed Peacekeeping Battalion started a one-week training program related to Exercise Wise Foresight on the shooting range and training ground near Arad, Romania.


American delegation visits Hódmezővásárhely brigade

11:43 September 1, 2023

With a view to broadening the scope of future cooperation, the professional delegation from the United States European Command (USEUCOM) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Programs and International Security Cooperation visited the HDF 30th Mechanized Infantry Brigade in Hódmezővásárhely on 30 August.


NATO medals for the heroic stand

13:43 August 30, 2023

Speaking at a recently held medal parade symbolizing the end of mission tasks, the Hungarian Deputy Commander of KFOR (DCOM KFOR), NATO’s largest land operation praised the stand taken by the soldiers of the 28th KFOR Contingent of the Hungarian Defence Forces (KFOR-28 HUNCON).


Nándorfehérvár victory commemorated in Belgrade

15:07 July 25, 2023

On 21 July, on the occasion of the 567th anniversary of the Nándorfehérvár victory, a commemorative event was held in Belgrade in the organization of the Hungarian embassy and Belgrade municipal branch of the Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians (AVH). During the commemoration, József Magyar, Hungary’s ambassador to Belgrade, Deputy Attaché Major Attila Veres and the invitees laid wreaths at the memorial in the Belgrade Fortress and at John Hunyadi’s statue in Zemun.


Hungarian–Japanese cooperation: military medicine in focus

09:26 July 6, 2023

On 4 July, a delegation from the Ministry of Defence of Japan and the Embassy of Japan in Hungary paid a visit to the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine (NATO MILMED COE). The guests were received by Colonel Dr. László Fazekas, Director, NATO MILMED COE.