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Péter Snoj


Strengthening resilience is a collective task

11:40 October 3, 2023

The resilience of a nation requires the preparedness and support of civil citizens as well. Perhaps this is how one could sum up, in a single sentence, the most important theme of the inaugural Civil-Military Interaction Seminar (CMI Seminar) organized by the Headquarters Multinational Division Centre (HQ MND-C) in Budapest between 26–28 September.


New commander, unchanged objectives

11:24 August 1, 2023

Headquarters Multinational Division Centre (HQ MND-C) has a new commander in the person of Brigadier General Tibor Králik. On Monday, 31 July Croatian Major General Denis Tretinjak passed the command to the Slovakian general in Alba Regia barracks, Székesfehérvár.

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Military medical team leaves for Kosovo

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.


The peace of the Western Balkans is the security of Hungary

13:03 May 18, 2023

On Wednesday, 17 May, according to a yearslong tradition, this year’s handover-takeover of the chief of staff positions of EUFOR Operation ALTHEA and NATO Headquarters Sarajevo (NHQ Sa) took place at a joint ceremony held in the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Lieutenant General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of General Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces was also present at the event organized in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo.

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Common language in doctrine development

09:37 April 26, 2023

The NATO Allied Joint Doctrine Development Course has been organized in Budapest on the fourth occasion. The joint event of the HDF Force Modernization and Transformation Command, NATO’s Allied Command Transformation (ACT) and the NATO Standardization Office is taking place between 24-27 April.

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Strengthening French–Hungarian relationship in cyber defence

12:06 April 24, 2023

On Friday, 21 April, France’s ambassador to Hungary Claire Legras visited the HDF Cyber and Information Operations Centre (HDF CIOC). During the meeting in Szentendre, Ambassador Ms. Legras not only learnt about the workings of the military organization, but also spoke about the possibility of future cooperation with the unit of the same capability in the French armed forces.


Estonian–Hungarian consultation on the defence reform

08:28 April 19, 2023

On Tuesday, 18 April Lieutenant General Zsolt Sándor, Deputy Chief of General Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces received Estonia’s Ambassador to Budapest Raul Toomas in the Balaton Street building of the Ministry of Defence.


A significant moment in military history

12:56 April 3, 2023

On 31 March, the attainment of Initial Operational Capability (IOC) of the Hungary-based Headquarters Multinational Division Centre (HQ MND-C) was declared in the framework of a solemn ceremony held in Székesfehérvár, where – besides several Hungarian and international invitees – also in attendance were Defence Minister of Hungary Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky and Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Chief of the General Staff of the Hungarian Defence Forces.

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Hungarian skydiving successes in Austria

11:57 August 29, 2022

The Parachute World Cup Series Austria – Thalgau 2022 is over. The national parachute team of the Hungarian Defence Forces has finished the competition with excellent results.


All Hungarian soldiers are important

11:09 May 12, 2022

Hungarian soldiers played the main role at two transfer of authority ceremonies in Bosnia-Herzegovina on the same day. On 11 May in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo, two Hungarians, a brigadier general and a colonel relinquished the chief of staff positions of both EUFOR and the local NATO Headquarters to another Hungarian brigadier general and colonel respectively. Also in attendance at the ceremonies were Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces and Dr. Gáspár Maróth, National Armament Director.