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Military Attachés at the University of Public Service

13:53 April 29, 2024

The representatives of the Budapest Military Attaché Corps (BMAC) visited the Faculty of Military Science and Officer Training at the University of Public Service and the HDF Ludovika Battalion on 24 April. The delegation listened to several lectures about the courses and the training, visited the campus, saw the state-of-the-art equipment of the university and met officer cadets.

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Defence innovation helps security

17:14 March 6, 2024

Brigadier General Dr. Imre Porkoláb hopes that more and better-capitalized Hungarian companies will apply for this year’s grants of the European Defence Fund (EDF) than before. Speaking at a professional workshop organized for the representatives of large enterprises in Budapest, the MoD ministerial commissioner for defence innovation said that he hoped that Hungarian companies would undertake to become lead members of applicant consortia.


COMEUFOR’s preparation on the home stretch

10:20 December 5, 2023

With the Hungarian EUFOR Commander’s year 2024 approaching, the pre-deployment training of the personnel to travel abroad is slowly nearing completion. The same goes for the EUFOR Commander’s position, but besides the traditional tasks such as reporting on the readiness status and the farewell ceremony of the contingent, there are also several high-level meetings on the agenda for the weeks before deployment.

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Turkish Chief of Defence Visits Hungary

10:44 June 13, 2023

General Musa Avsever, Acting Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces is staying in Hungary on a three-day official visit. As part of his program, he laid a wreath in Heroes’ Square, Budapest, and then conducted closed-door talks in the Ministry of Defence on Monday, 12 June.

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Innovation increases defence capability

09:51 June 2, 2023

Innovation has a key role in increasing defence capability and modernizing the Hungarian Defence Forces, said Brigadier General Imre Porkoláb, CEO, Defense Innovation Research Institute (VIKI) Nonprofit Ltd. at a capability demonstration organized by the VIKI in Budapest on 31 May.

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Military attachés at the HDF Military Port

16:26 May 22, 2023

On 17 May, the military attachés accredited to Hungary paid a visit to the HDF 1st EOD and Riverine Guard Regiment. Several interesting programs awaited the members of the delegation at the HDF Military Port.


Pakistani delegation visits Ministry of Defence

16:24 May 12, 2023

On Wednesday, 10 May a syndicate from the advanced leadership training course of the National Defence University of Pakistan attended informative presentations in the Ministry of Defence. The delegation was welcomed by Major General Ferenc Kajári, Deputy Chief of the HDF General Staff.


“I believe in the power of education”

09:48 March 29, 2023

On Tuesday, 28 March, Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Chief of the General Staff of the Hungarian Defence Forces welcomed the leaders of the SHAPE International School in Hotel Hadik, Budapest, where, among others, he spoke about the details of the HDF Cadet Program as well.


Hunor rescue team returns home from Türkiye

10:32 February 13, 2023

The search and rescue team Hunor of the National Directorate General for Disaster Management (NDGDM) returned home from Türkiye in the wee hours of Monday, 13 February. The team has rescued 17 survivors – including three children – and retrieved 29 bodies from under the rubbles in earthquake-hit Türkiye. The military plane carrying the rescue team landed at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport shortly after Sunday midnight. Here, the homecomers were received, among others, by Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky, MoI Parliamentary State Secretary Bence Rétvári and Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Chief of the Hungarian Defence Forces General Staff.


Vietnamese delegation visits Ministry of Defence

08:10 June 28, 2022

On Monday, 27 June a delegation from the Ministry of National Defence of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam paid a visit to the Balaton Street building of the Ministry of Defence in Budapest.