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Tamás Vargha

21:15 May 24, 2022

Personal details:

Date of birth: 2 February 1959
Marital status: married, a father of four

Education:

1987 Loránd Eötvös University of Sciences, English language and literature, secondary school teacher

Professional experience:

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

Membership:

2010–2018 President, Fejér County Museum Association
1994 Founding member, Defence Forces and Society Friendship Circles
1991 Founding member, Hungarian War Grave Care Association

Political career:

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

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International information exchange on EUFOR

12:08 December 24, 2023

2024, the year of Hungarian command of Operation EUFOR Althea will soon begin, and in this context Major General László Sticz, designated commander, held several meetings in December with representatives of nations and organizations relevant to the mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Skyranger 30 Lynx: Rheinmetall to develop new air defence turret

15:17 December 22, 2023

The Hungarian Defence Forces and Rheinmetall AG have agreed on the development of an air defence system for the heavy infantry brigade capability under construction in line with the NATO commitments of Hungary.

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Sports Challenges in Iraq

09:29 December 20, 2023

Ambitious Italian and Hungarian soldiers stationed in Camp Singara had the opportunity to try their physical strength and skills in playful challenges.

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Hungarian–Turkish Joint Venture Being Formed

12:31 December 19, 2023

The Rába Jármű Ltd., part of the business portfolio of the vehicle industry company Rába Járműipari Holding Nyrt. and the Nurol Makina Hungary Ltd., the Hungarian subsidiary company of the Turkish Nurol Makina ve Sanayi A.S. signed documents to establish the Hungarian–Turkish joint venture named Gidran Armored Vehicles Ltd. on Monday, 18 December – wrote the Győr-based vehicle producing company on the website of the Budapest Stock Exchange (BSE) on Monday.

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The Peace of the Balkans is Ours as well

10:40 December 19, 2023

“The peace of the Balkans is ours as well, as without the peace of Bosnia and Herzegovina, there is no peace for the Western Balkans, nor for Hungary” – said the defence minister at the EUFOR ALTHEA launching ceremony in Bálna Defence Centre, Budapest on Monday.

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Rheinmetall KF51 Panther Main Battle Tank Being Developed in Zalaegerszeg

11:38 December 18, 2023

Prof. László Palkovics, PhD, CEO of the national defence industry innovation company N7 Holding Ltd, Paul Walf, CEO of the Rheinmetall Hungary Ltd and Björn Bernhard, PhD, CEO of the Rheinmetall Landsysteme signed a cooperation agreement on the development of a new generation KF51 Panther Main Battle Tank in Zalaegerszeg on Thursday, 14 December.

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Artillery in focus

10:31 December 18, 2023

NATO Forward Land Force Battlegroup (FLF BG HUN) had a tactical training session coupled with a live fire exercise at the artillery ranges at zero point, in Újmajor and Kőröshegy between 27 November and 1 December.

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National resilience in focus

15:55 December 13, 2023

General Gábor Böröndi PhD, Chief of HDF General Staff and László Hajnik, MoD Deputy State Secretary for Defence Policy recently represented Hungary at the Berlin Security Conference. This year, the annually organized event was built around the theme “Europe and NATO – Enhancing Resolve and Resilience”.

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Hungarian Staff Sergeant receives prestigious decoration

16:54 December 11, 2023

On Friday, 8 December, at the Embassy of Germany in Budapest, the German War Graves Commission (Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge) awarded the bronze grade of the Cross of Honor to Staff Sergeant Ferenc Czirók, Deputy Head of Catering Services, HDF Recreation, Training and Conference Center.

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Hungary is Committed to the V4 Countries

16:39 December 11, 2023

Hungary is committed to the cooperation of the Visegrád (V4) Countries and supports the EU accession of Western Balkan countries to the European Union – said Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in Prague on Friday, 8 December.