Tamás Vargha21:15 May 24, 2022
Date of birth: 2 February 1959
Marital status: married, a father of four
1987 Loránd Eötvös University of Sciences, English language and literature, secondary school teacher
2004–2009 János Kodolányi College, Székesfehérvár
1993–1999 Attila József Secondary School, Székesfehérvár
1991–2008 Syntax Language School, Székesfehérvár
1987–1993 Pál Vasvári Secondary School, Székesfehérvár
2010–2018 President, Fejér County Museum Association
1994 Founding member, Defence Forces and Society Friendship Circles
1991 Founding member, Hungarian War Grave Care Association
2022– State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, Deputy Defence Minister
2022– Member of Parliament, Fejér County Electorate No. 1 (Székesfehérvár)
2018–2022 Member of Parliament, Fejér County Electorate No. 1 (Székesfehérvár)
2018–2020 Government commissioner for the House of Árpád Program
2018 Vice-Chairman, National Security Committee of the Hungarian National Assembly
2018–2022 State Secretary for Civil Intelligence, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2016–2018 Ministerial commissioner for the tasks related to the arrangements for the House of Árpád Program and its implementation
2014–2018 Parliamentary State Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Deputy Defence Minister
2014–2018 Member of Parliament, Fejér County Electorate No. 1 (Székesfehérvár)
2012–2014 Parliamentary State Secretary, Ministry of Defence
2011–2012 Member of the Defence Committee of the Hungarian National Assembly
2010–2012 Chairman of Fejér County Public Assembly
2010–2012 Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian National Assembly
2010–2014 Member of Parliament, Fejér County Electorate No. 2
2008–2010 Counselor in cultural, public and international relations for Székesfehérvár Town with County Rights
2006–2010 Representative of “Upper Town Fecskepart” quarter in the Public Assembly of Székesfehérvár Town with County Rights
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.
14:53 September 25, 2023
On 23 September, one of the most important Hungarian WWI restored memorial sites of the Doberdo Plateau was inaugurated in a ceremony on Monte San Michele in Italy. The Ministry of Defence Military History Institute and Museum (MoD MHIM) supported the renovation of a memorial pyramid erected on the northern slope of Monte San Michele in memory of the Hungarian Royal Nagyvárad 4th honvéd infantry regiment.
14:45 September 25, 2023
After ten days, the Hungarian rescue team – put together to help the victims of the Libya flooding – returned home aboard an Airbus A319 transport plane of the Hungarian Defence Forces, landing at Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport on the night of 24 September.
11:03 September 25, 2023
Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of the HDF General Staff recently had discussions with his Austrian counterpart in Vienna in the framework of a two-day meeting. During the sessions, the two delegations discussed the current security situation of the region, as well as the development of bilateral relations, including the scope of potential cooperation in the training of armored forces.
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.
16:27 September 22, 2023
Between 18–22 September, the NATO Innovation Fund (NIF) and the NATO Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) are holding their conferences in Hungary in the framework of the NATO Innovation Week in Bálna Defence Centre, Budapest.
16:19 September 22, 2023
On 20 September, the professional closing day of the NATO DIANA Innovation Week in Bálna Defence Centre, Budapest, Brigadier General Dr. Imre Porkoláb, MoD Ministerial Commissioner for Defence Innovation stated that the three-day conference series of the NATO Innovation Fund (NIF) and the NATO Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) was a clear success.
16:15 September 22, 2023
“Hungary supports and is open to take part in any peace initiative that creates a feasible environment for a lasting ceasefire in Ukraine and creates a roadmap toward a sustainable and just peace”, stated President of Hungary Katalin Novák in her speech at the UN Security Council in New York on Wednesday, which is unprecedented on the part of Hungarian heads of state in decades.
12:11 September 22, 2023
On 11 September, in commemoration of the heroes of the tragic events of 2001 in the USA, an international competition “9/11 Fire Challenge” was organized in Erbil, Iraq. The team of the Hungarian Training Support Contingent (HTSC) matched their skills against 13 other units.
12:06 September 22, 2023
We intend to supply the Hungarian Defence Forces with Hungarian-developed and Hungarian-made military equipment – stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky at the NATO DIANA Innovation Week.