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Levente Petróczy


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.


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.

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Tamás Vargha: Hungarian identity can only be preserved through the Hungarian language

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.