11:55 October 3, 2023
In the last week of September, headed by National Military Representative of Hungary to NATO Lieutenant General Zoltán Mihócza, a NATO delegation from the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) was staying in Hungary.
14:36 June 20, 2023
On 13 and 14 June, twenty-three members of the Budapest Military Attaché Corps (BMAC) paid a visit to the HDF 205th Surface-to-Air Missile Regiment and the HDF 47th Air Base. During the visits, the diplomats gained an insight into the structure of the units as well as their scope of tasks and authority, and learned about their main military assets.
12:02 June 12, 2023
On Sunday, 11 June General Musa Avsever, the recently appointed Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces arrived in Hungary for a three-day official visit. The military leader first went to pay his tribute in the Turkish military plot (Budapest Turkish Military Cemetery) of the New Public Cemetery in Budapest.
11:21 May 30, 2023
As part of the German–Hungarian land forces cooperation, Brigadier General Björn F. Schulz, Commander, Bundeswehr Panzertruppenschule (Armored Troops School) recently arrived in Hungary and paid a visit to the HDF 1st Armored Brigade in Tata on 24 May.
11:14 May 30, 2023
In the evening of 29 May, an Airbus A319 aircraft of the Hungarian Defence Forces specifically converted for air ambulance operations took off from Kecskemét air base to provide medical care for the Hungarian soldiers who had been injured in the crowd riot control task ordered at Zvecan, Kosovo, and to return them home if necessary. Major General Ferenc Kajári, Deputy Chief, HDF General Staff also accompanies the military doctors on board.
16:13 May 22, 2023
More than 1000 troops from four nations are participating in Exercise Brave Warrior 2023. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the two-week event held on 21 May, Brigadier General Gábor Lőrincz, Commander, HDF Land Component Command welcomed the lined-up troops at Újmajor Base (Camp Croft).
09:53 April 12, 2023
On 6 April, 19 members of the Budapest Military Attaché Corps (BMAC) visited Székesfehérvár to have an insight into the workings of the Headquarters Multinational Division Centre (HQ MND-C) and the Hungarian Defence Forces General Staff Joint Operation C2 Centre.
17:00 March 11, 2023
Peace in the Western Balkans is one of Hungary’s most important security policy interests, since it is at once a guarantee of European peace. To achieve and maintain it is a testing challenge, emphasized Deputy Defence Minister MoD Parliamentary State Secretary Tamás Vargha in Kecskemét on Sunday, 26 March during the welcome home ceremony of the maneuver company of the HDF KFOR Operational Reserve Battalion returning from Kosovo.
12:45 September 29, 2022
On Wednesday, 28 September the Rákóczi Alliance presented grants to first-former and school-preparatory class children in the Hungarian-speaking schools of Pecica (Pécska) and Peregu Mic (Kispereg) in Arad County, Romania. At the grant ceremony, MoD Parliamentary State Secretary and Deputy Defence Minister Tamás Vargha thanked the teachers and the parents for “preserving Hungarian identity” for the children.
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.