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Co-president of German–Hungarian logistic program receives partnership medal of merit

16:16 March 20, 2023

Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Chief of the HDF General Staff awarded a partnership medal of merit to Brigadier General Robert Wilhelm for his outstanding work done during the German–Hungarian cooperation.

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Katalin Novák thanks Hungarian rescue teams helping in Türkiye for their work

16:14 February 10, 2023

On 10 February, President of Hungary Katalin Novák, Commander-in-Chief, Hungarian Defence Forces published a post on her social media page in connection with the Turkish–Syrian earthquake, highlighting the merits of Hungarian rescue teams.

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Earthquake: rescue operations ongoing

14:02 February 9, 2023

Rescue operations are continuously going on with the contribution of the Hungarian Defence Forces in earthquake-stricken areas of Türkiye and Syria. According to latest reports, the Hungarian rescue teams have already been able to save the lives of close to 30 people. Below are exclusive pictures taken by László Kertész, our photographer on the spot.

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NATO looks back

09:38 January 9, 2023

Like several other organizations, the NATO Multinational Corps Northeast (MNC NE) looks back on last year’s events on its social media page through photos presented by month.

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President of Hungary gives families’ and friends’ gifts to our soldiers serving in Iraq

16:06 December 12, 2022

“The life of our soldiers in Iraq is difficult not only because of the constant threat, but also because these Hungarian soldiers spend Christmas away from their families. I was happy to take with me and give them the personal gifts from their family and friends at home.”, reads the post written on 11 December by President of Hungary Katalin Novák on her Facebook page.


Neighbors and allies

12:04 December 6, 2022

On Friday, 2 December Minister of Defence of Hungary Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky held a discussion on current issues in bilateral relations with Federal Minister of Defence of Austria Klaudia Tanner in Vienna.


Hungarian Gripens above Estonia as well

16:16 November 24, 2022

Necessitated by the war in Ukraine, safeguarding the airspace of the three NATO ally Baltic countries is more important than ever, and this year’s is already the third occasion when the air force of the Hungarian Defence Forces participates in the Baltic Air Policing mission, this time as a lead nation – this was said at a discussion between Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky and Raul Toomas, Estonia’s ambassador in Budapest on Monday, 21 November.



11:26 October 11, 2022

In Kosovo, the Hungarian command year in the KFOR mission has come to an end. On Monday, 10th October, Major General Ferenc Kajári handed over the command of KFOR to Italian Major General Angelo Michele Ristuccia in a ceremony at the Camp Film City, in Pristina.

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Duty, reliability, commitment

16:47 September 1, 2022

Since 15 October 2021, NATO’s largest and longest-running mission has had a Hungarian commander. We conversed with KFOR Commander Major General Ferenc Kajári about the last ten months and the challenges to the mission.

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Commander’s visit to the international forces

11:55 August 11, 2022

After seeing the command post of the NATO enhanced Vigilance Activity Battle Group (HUN eVA BG) in Tata, Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces paid a visit to inspect the international forces stationed in Camp Croft, Újmajor, where, among others, he was informed about the accommodation circumstances as well as the already executed and the planned tasks.