Steel Birds in the Air, Steel Birds on the GroundText: Béla Révész | Photo: Gábor Nagy |  19:09 July 2, 2021
The International Air Show and Military Display will be held in Kecskemét on August 28-29. On Friday, 2nd July, Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő and Major General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi, Commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces, held a press conference on the most spectacular military event of the year at the 59th Szentgyörgyi Dezső Air Base of the Hungarian Defence Forces.
After an eight-year break, the Ministry of Defence and the Hungarian Defence Forces organise an air show combined with a military display in Kecskemét on August 28-29. At the press conference held at the Szentgyörgyi Dezső Air Base in Kecskemét, Minister of Defence Tibor Benkő said that the current air show will be different from the previous one. He said, the program may change slightly due to the pandemic situation, but the vaccination level in Hungary allows for the organisation of a safest event. “We are preparing to demonstrate visitors that the Ministry of Defence and the Hungarian Defence Forces spend usefully the resources allocated for the Defence and Armed Forces Development Program, we use the resources wisely, and are on the right way to creating a modern Hungarian Defence Forces,” said the head of the ministry.
Major General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi, Commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces, pointed out that one of the main goals of the Air Show and Military Display was to show the public that although the Hungarian service members have recently spent a lot of time on crisis management due to the pandemic, they did not neglect their fundamental responsibilities. Simultaneously with the press meeting, the official website of the event repulonap2021.hu became accessible, which provides the potential visitors with detailed information on the programs and registration options.