09:51 November 24, 2023
It is of strategic importance to continue to set up and strengthen the Hungarian defence industry; the sector provides another great possibility to the Hungarian economy – emphasized Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at the press release following his discussion with the Turkish Minister of Industry and Technology Mehmet Fatih Kacir in Budapest.
11:34 November 8, 2023
The multinational countrywide military exercise Adaptive Hussars 2023 has started. The opening ceremony held in Hódmezővásárhely on 7 November was attended by President of Hungary Katalin Novák, Commander-in-Chief of the Hungarian Defence Forces; Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky; and General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of HDF General Staff.
10:46 November 2, 2023
“The production of Gidrán combat vehicles is about to start in Győr”, announced Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at his press conference held in the Ministry of Defence in Budapest on Tuesday, 31 October.
10:41 October 16, 2023
Carrying 105 people evacuated from Tel Aviv aboard, the Airbus A319 transport aircraft of the Hungarian Defence Forces landed at Liszt Ferenc International Airport, Budapest some minutes after 20:00 on Friday, 13 October.
09:37 October 13, 2023
On 11 October, altogether 85 German soldiers killed in action in the Second World War were placed to eternal rest in the German–Hungarian Military Cemetery and Peace Park of Budaörs. The ongoing cooperation between the Hungarian Ministry of Defence and the German War Graves Commission (Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge) – which has facilitated the reburial – already has a 30-year history.
10:00 October 10, 2023
“To defend the homeland, we need as many troops as possible, and a strong, modern military force as well. In these grave hours, Israel is setting an example in this regard”, said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at the International Pro-Israel Summit organized by the Center for Fundamental Rights in Budapest on 9 October.
15:26 September 28, 2023
Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky recently received in Budapest Jeroen Vergeylen, the new ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium accredited to Hungary.
10:57 September 25, 2023
The threat of the escalation of the Ukrainian war is on the rise, and that is why immediate ceasefire and peace talks are needed – stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky on Friday, 22 September in Budapest.
10:35 September 19, 2023
Egypt is a crucial ally of Hungary in curbing terrorism and illegal migration – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in a video message posted on his Facebook-page on Monday, 18 September, after meeting Defence Minister Mohamed Zaki in Egypt.
10:43 September 18, 2023
“Hungary supports Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic integration”, said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky after conducting a discussion with the Georgian minister of defence in Budapest on 15 September.