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.
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.
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.
12:23 January 31, 2024
“It was good to meet EUFOR’s Hungarian personnel in Camp Butmir yesterday evening. These Hungarian soldiers are protecting the peace of Hungary and Europe even from Bosnia and Herzegovina” – wrote Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky on his Facebook page Wednesday morning, 31 January.
13:47 January 20, 2023
“In an age of dangers, the Government of Hungary considers the security of the Hungarian people as its top priority. In parallel with the procurement of modern military technology, the organizational transformation of the armed forces is also under way. In this work, we have now reached the threshold of a new era. The personnel of the Hungarian Defence Forces must be renewed as well”, said Minister of Defence Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at his annual assessment conference held in the Budapest Whale in the morning of Tuesday, 17 January.
14:42 January 11, 2023
Pro Patria Electronics Ltd., a Hungarian military electronics service provider, held a project completion ceremony of the Skylark-1 LEX and Skylark-3 unmanned aerial reconnaissance systems’ delivery on Tuesday, December 6th, at the Stefánia Palace - Honvéd Cultural Centre in Budapest. At the event, Major General Ferenc Kajári, Group Chief of the Military National Security Service Reconnaissance Group Headquarters, praised the military force development project carried out in cooperation between the Budapest-based company and the Israeli defence company Elbit.
12:37 September 29, 2022
On Tuesday, 28 September Dr. Gáspár Maróth, MoD State Secretary for Defence Policy and Development and Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces received Major General Steven Stivers, Assistant Adjutant General, Ohio National Guard on an official visit.
12:26 September 22, 2022
During his visit to Lithuania – on 21st September – Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi, Commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces, also visited the Šiauliai Air Base, where since 1st August, the fighter pilots of the Hungarian Defence Forces have been protecting the airspaces of Lithuania Estonia and Latvia in the framework of the Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission, for four months.
19:00 June 17, 2022
Between 12–14 June, as a closing event of the Hungarian presidency of the Visegrád Cooperation, the event “V4 Innovation Challenge Day – Military Autonomous Systems” focusing on the challenges for autonomous driving was held at the Innovation Center of the University of Debrecen. Built by the Czech, Hungarian and Slovak teams, the electrically powered vehicles with autonomous self-driving capability demonstrated their capacities and speed in covering specific distances and executing tasks on a speedway and an obstacle course.
15:49 April 8, 2022
On 31 March, the Hungarian flag was solemnly raised at the building of NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence in Riga, Latvia.