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NATO expands its defence innovation network in Hungary

12:19 March 19, 2024

NATO’s Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) has announced that it expands and doubles its presence in Hungary by connecting accelerator sites and test centers for technological development into its research and development network.

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We Maintain a Traditionally Good Defence and Military Cooperation with Slovenia

11:40 March 12, 2024

We must look for cooperation possibilities and strengthen our defence relations to maintain the security of our region – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in Ljubljana following the discussions with his Slovenian counterpart.


New Possibility for Hungarian Companies Developing Defence Technology

16:26 March 4, 2024

The Defense Innovation Research Institute (DIRI) in cooperation with the NATO Innovation Fund (NIF), provides new possibilities for Hungarian companies developing defence technology – said Brigadier General Dr. Imre Porkoláb, MoD Ministerial Commissioner for Defence Innovation.

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Retroactive Salary Increase of Soldiers Due in March

16:15 March 4, 2024

Soldiers will receive their salary increased by 11 percent on average in March; the increase affects the salaries since January – announced Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky.


Albanian–Hungarian Defence Policy Directors’ Meeting

10:19 February 27, 2024

László Hajnik, MoD Deputy State Secretary for Defence Policy received his Albanian counterpart, Defence Policy Director Gjergji Methoxha and his delegation within the framework of an official visit in Budapest on 22 and 23 February.


The Hungarian Defence Forces are strengthened with four additional Gripens

14:57 February 23, 2024

Hungary’s increasing engagement abroad and the changed international environment have necessitated the further development of the tactical fighter capability of the air force. For this reason, the government of Hungary has made a decision to procure four additional JAS 39 Gripen multirole tactical fighters to complement the 14 JAS 39s already in service – announced Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky.


Test Flight with the First Hungarian KC-390 Military Transport Aircraft

12:42 February 9, 2024

The first Embraer KC-390 military transport aircraft of the Hungarian Defence Forces took off in Brazil on 8 February. According to the plans, the aircraft will be delivered to Hungary this year. By using this type of Brazilian aircraft that attracts increasing attention worldwide, the HDF are acquiring a new capability in the field of military air transport.


Hungarian EU Presidency priorities to include defence industry development

11:37 February 1, 2024

Hardly six months before the Hungarian presidency, the most important defence policy issues of the EU are the development of the European Union’s defence industry, the Russo-Ukrainian War and the security of the Sahel – said Zsolt Kutnyánszky, MoD State Secretary for Defence Policy, Force Development and Defence Industry after the informal meeting of the EU’s defence ministers in Brussels.


Preserving the Stability of the Western Balkans is a Priority

10:19 January 31, 2024

In the age of danger, maintaining attention on the Western Balkans is especially important to preserve the stability of the region, and Hungary is constantly engaged in this issue – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in Sarajevo after his discussions with Zukan Helez, defence minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Armed Forces Development by Selling Equipment No Longer Used

10:31 January 29, 2024

It became possible to sell – up to a limit defined by law – war materials, military equipment and materials no longer used for national defence – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky.