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Qatari delegation visits Rheinmetall plant in Zalaegerszeg

12:08 November 22, 2023

On Tuesday, 21 November a delegation of Qatari military leaders paid a visit to the Zalaegerszeg-based Rheinmetall Hungary plant.

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Türkiye is a vital strategic partner for Hungary

13:07 November 13, 2023

Hungary and Türkiye have the same interests, said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at a joint press conference held in the Ministry of Defence with Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Türkiye Yaşar Güler on 9 November.


First Hungarian peacekeepers return home from Lebanon

18:42 October 24, 2023

On 19 October, a homecoming ceremony was organized for the first rotation of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) peacekeeping mission in the Maria Theresa barracks, Budapest.

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Harmonizing doctrines in Budapest

11:11 October 17, 2023

“The multinational participants of the course can enrich themselves with a new and useful body of knowledge contained in doctrines and their development”, said Major General Dr. László Sticz, Commander, HDF Force Modernization and Transformation Command (HDF FMTC) at the opening of the NATO Allied Joint Doctrine Development Course in Budapest on 16 October. Co-organized by the HDF FMTC, the Allied Command Transformation (ACT) and the NATO Standardization Office (NSO), the event will close on 19 October.

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Kincsem Park has regained its former luster

12:26 September 5, 2023

Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky presented the trophy of the Kincsem Stakes at the Kincsem+ TUTI International Horse and Greyhound Racing Festival and Food Truck Show in Kincsem Park, Budapest on Saturday, 2 September. On the day of flat races (gallop), which was attended by several military attachés as well, the guests were given an insight into not only equestrian sports but also the life of the Hungarian Defence Forces.


Pakistani Chief of the Air Staff visits Hungary

09:40 August 29, 2023

Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmad Babar Sidhu, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force is staying in Hungary on a four-day official visit. As part of his program, the Pakistani general was received with military honors in the Ministry of Defence on Monday, 28 August.


American cooperation

09:58 August 24, 2023

Lt. Gen. John S. Kolasheski, Commander of the United States V Corps, paid an official visit to the Ministry of Defence of Hungary on Tuesday, 22nd August.

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The biggest defence industry companies are interested in Hungary

09:33 July 13, 2023

On Wednesday, 12 July, Ministerial Commissioner for Defence Innovation Brigadier General Dr. Imre Porkoláb spoke about the importance of air defence and the current stage of the development of the armed forces in the program “Ma reggel” (Today morning) of Hungarian TV channel M1, in connection with the debut of the Hungarian-developed ProTAR Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) system early this week. According to the brigadier general, the new technology significantly reduces the costs of training.


Hungarian–Swedish staff discussions

09:30 July 6, 2023

On Wednesday, 5 July Swedish Major General Johan Pekkari, Chief of Directorate of Strategic Plans and Policy, Defence Staff, Swedish Armed Forces Headquarters paid a courtesy call to the Ministry of Defence, where he participated in staff discussions.


Everything is in place for achieving Full Operational Capability

15:58 June 30, 2023

The Székesfehérvár-based Headquarters Multinational Division Centre (HQ MND-C) and its support element demonstrated their preparedness on the international Exercise Strong Bastion 2023 in late June. The VIP Day of the large-scale event was held in Varaždin, Croatia on Thursday, 29 June with the attendance of Lieutenant General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of the HDF General Staff, his Croatian counterpart Admiral Robert Hranj and Slovakian Deputy Chief of Defence Major General Peter Babiar.