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Austrian and Hungarian chiefs of defence meet in Vienna

11:03 September 25, 2023

Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of the HDF General Staff recently had discussions with his Austrian counterpart in Vienna in the framework of a two-day meeting. During the sessions, the two delegations discussed the current security situation of the region, as well as the development of bilateral relations, including the scope of potential cooperation in the training of armored forces.

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Saying thanks and farewell

10:39 September 19, 2023

In the framework of the NATO Military Committee Conference held in Oslo, General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of General Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces met with and officially said farewell to General Mark A. Milley.

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Deterrence and defence

15:11 September 18, 2023

Between 15–17 September, Norway hosted the autumn session of the Military Committee, NATO’s highest-level military organization. At the conference held in Oslo, the Hungarian delegation was headed by General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of General Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces.


Turkish Air Force Commander visits Hungary

10:48 September 18, 2023

Between 10–12 September, heading a delegation, General Ziya Cemal Kadıoğlu, the Commander of the Turkish Air Force paid a visit to Hungary at the invitation of Major General Ferenc Kajári, Deputy Chief of HDF General Staff.

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Continuing Hungarian–American cooperation

11:34 September 6, 2023

On Tuesday, 5 September, on an introductory call, Major General Ferenc Kajári, Deputy Chief of the HDF General Staff received in his office Colonel Scott Christensen, the Chief of the Office of Defense Cooperation (OCD) of the United States of America.

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New Canadian defence attaché pays introductory call

12:47 September 5, 2023

On Friday, 1 September Major General Ferenc Kajári, Deputy Chief of the HDF General Staff received Colonel Andre E. Salloum, the newly arrived Canadian defence attaché on an introductory call.

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Paratroopers relieve mountain infantrymen in NATO Battle Group

09:18 August 10, 2023

At a ceremony held on Wednesday, 9 August, the personnel of the Italian Brigata Paracadutisti “Folgore” (airborne brigade) rotated in to replace that of Brigata Alpina “Julia” (mountain infantry brigade) in Veszprém Jutaspuszta – Újmajor camp. Lieutenant Colonel Massimiliano Careddu, the outgoing commander of the Italian contingent of NATO’s enhanced Vigilance Activity Battle Group (eVA BG) relinquished his duties as contingent commander to Lieutenant Colonel Salvatore Sotgiu at the multinational military unit stationed in Hungary.


New German defence attaché arrives to pay introductory call

11:46 August 9, 2023

On Tuesday, 8 August in Budapest, Major General Ferenc Kajári, Deputy Chief, Hungarian Defence Forces General Staff received in his office Lieutenant Colonel Uwe Zvonar, the outgoing German defence attaché, and Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Passbach, the incoming one.

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Hungarian Chief of Defence visits Serbia

14:09 April 13, 2023

Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Chief of General Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces recently paid a visit to Serbia. During his two-day program, he met with General Milan Mojsilović, Chief of General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces.


American–Hungarian meeting

14:12 March 16, 2023

Deputy Chief of Defence Lieutenant General Zsolt Sándor recently held a bilateral discussion with Major General Joseph Patrick McGee, Commanding General, United States Army 101st Airborne Division.