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
Hungary undertakes a significant role in strengthening NATO’s eastern flank
12:37 April 27, 2023
Hungary undertakes a significant role in strengthening NATO’s eastern flank – stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky after the meeting of defence ministers of the Bucharest Nine (B9) in Warsav on 26 April.
Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky: We have managed to evacuate 32 people, among them seven Hungarians from Sudan
12:28 April 27, 2023
In the early morning hours of 27 April, an A319 military transport aircraft of the Hungarian Defence Forces landed on the base of the HDF 101st Aviation Wing in Kecskemét, carrying on board 32 Hungarian and foreign citizens evacuated from civil war-stricken Sudan. The passengers of the plane were received by Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky, MoD Cabinet Chief Zsolt Barthel-Rúzsa and Lieutenant General Zsolt Sándor, Deputy Chief of General Staff, Hungarian Defence Forces.
Another Székesfehérvár soldier receives NATO award
09:44 April 26, 2023
In recognition of his outstanding service, after 2022 another soldier from Székesfehérvár has received, from NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe, the SACEUR Recognition Award, one of NATO’s most prestigious awards founded in 2014.
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.
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.
Hungary takes its defence industrial cooperation with Serbia to a new level
11:58 April 24, 2023
On Saturday, 22 April Prime Minister Viktor Orbán conducted negotiations with Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić: the main topic of their discussion was the deepening of defence industrial cooperation between the two countries, the Prime Minister’s Press Chief Bertalan Havasi told Hungarian News Agency MTI.
High-tech Norwegian missile system to strengthen Hungary’s air defence
11:53 April 24, 2023
From this year on, Hungary’s air defence is going to be strengthened with a high-tech Norwegian missile system, stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in Kongsberg, Norway.
Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky: We are bringing Hungarians home from Sudan
11:41 April 24, 2023
The situation in Sudan has made it necessary to bring Hungarians home from Sudan with the coordination of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and with the participation of the Counter Terrorism Centre, using the capacities of the Hungarian Defence Forces – stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in a video uploaded to his Facebook page on Saturday.
Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky: Norway significantly contributes to Hungary’s air defence
13:14 April 21, 2023
Norway significantly contributes to an important field in Hungary’s defence capabilities, namely the air defence of our homeland, stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky on Thursday, 20 April in Oslo.
Burpee challenge in Iraq – overperformed!
18:58 April 20, 2023
On 15 April, the soldiers serving with the 16th rotation of the HDF Iraqi Training Support Contingent (HTSC-16) set themselves the goal of doing 16,000 burpees together with the personnel of the Italian contingent.