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Expanding rotary-wing fleet

14:00 December 7, 2023

On Monday, 4 December another two Airbus H225M helicopters arrived at the Szolnok airbase of the HDF 86th Helicopter Wing. During the development of the armed forces, the Hungarian Defence Forces are going to receive a total of 16 such helicopters.

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Locally manufactured Airbus helicopter parts receive surface treatment in Gyula

11:47 December 4, 2023

Starting from 29 November, the surface treatment of helicopter components manufactured in the nearby factory of Airbus Helicopters Hungary Ltd is to be carried out in the Gyula plant of Satys PSP Hungary Ltd, so in the future, the components that can be installed into the helicopters will be 100% made in Hungary”, this was what Attila Kiss, the CEO of Satys PSP Hungary Ltd announced in Gyula.

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Focusing on peace support operations cooperation

16:59 November 28, 2023

The HDF Peace Support Training Centre has recently conducted the Peace Support Operations Cooperation Course (PSOCC) on the seventh occasion. On 24 November, at the closing ceremony of the two-week training, 24 course participants from 14 nations received their certificates.

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International visitors’ group in Kecskemét and Tata

12:40 October 13, 2023

On 10-11 October, in accordance with the provisions of the Vienna Document 2011 on Confidence and Security Building Measures – in the framework of the demonstration of new types of major weapon and equipment systems and visits to airbases and military facilities arranged in the area of Hungary – a 54-man international delegation arrived at the HDF 101st Aviation Wing and the HDF 1st Armored Brigade.


Weapons Intelligence Teams attack the network

11:31 October 2, 2023

The International Training Branch of the HDF NCO Academy is holding an International Weapons Intelligence Team (WIT) Course for 19 soldiers from 14 NATO member states. On 27 September, in the organization of the NATO C-IED Centre of Excellence, the course participants were practicing Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) techniques at Csobánka.


Attachés’ visit to Kecskemét

14:59 September 25, 2023

Seventeen members of the Budapest Military Attaché Corps (BMAC) recently paid a visit to the HDF 101st Aviation Wing. During the visit, the representatives gained an insight into the organizational structure and task system of the unit, and then learned about the capabilities of the JAS 39 Gripen fighter aircraft at static and dynamic displays.


New German defence attaché pays introductory call

08:55 September 7, 2023

On Tuesday, 5 September General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of the HDF General Staff received, on an introductory call, General Staff Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Passbach, the new defence attaché of the Federal Republic of Germany to take office in Hungary.


American delegation at the CBRN defence unit

13:47 August 30, 2023

On Monday, 28 August the Hungarian Defence Forces 102nd CBRN Regiment received a professional delegation from the United States European Command (USEUCOM) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Programs and International Security Cooperation.


Live fire exercise for reservists in Táborfalva

12:35 July 25, 2023

Close to 600 Hungarian, Polish and American reservists are participating in Exercise “Moonstar 2023” on the Táborfalva military training area of the HDF Joint Forces Training Centre. The large-scale joint training event was also visited by Lieutenant General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of HDF General Staff and CSM Zoltán Kaszab, Command Sergeant Major, Hungarian Defence Forces.

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Attachés’ visit to Győr and Pápa

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.