Poland has inaugurated a Regional Maintenance Hub for Abrams Main Battle Tanks in Poznań, 300 Kilometers West of Warsaw. The U.S. Ambassador to Poland Mark Brzezinski Graces Grand Opening of Abrams Tank Regional Competence Center in Poznań. Photo by Jakub Kaczmarczyk/PAP
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg expressed confidence on Friday that Hungary's parliament would swiftly ratify Sweden's accession to the military alliance when it reconvenes at the end of February. - Sweden's membership will make NATO stronger and us safer - emphasized the head of the Alliance. - I hope that Hungary's ratification of Sweden's application to NATO is only a matter of time.
"We will strengthen military cooperation. We will hold joint military exercises.
The first Lynx infantry fighting vehicle to be built in-country in Hungary has now rolled off the assembly line in Rheinmetall’s production, development and test facility for armoured fighting vehicles in Zalaegerszeg - the defence minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky said.
The countries of the Visegrad Group (Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia) will continue to support Ukraine in defense against Russia as each country sees fit.
- The Hungarian position remains unchanged, this is what we will stand for: Rather than taking weapons to Ukraine, we should take peace - the Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán said on Tuesday. Photo by TOMS KALNINS/EPA/PAP
A year ago, after the Russian invasion on Ukraine, NATO defense ministers decided to create four new battlegroups in Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary.
Poland will spend 4 percent of its GDP on defense this year, becoming the largest contributor relative to its economy in NATO, the country’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced on Monday. Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki speaking at a press conference in Siedlce, where he met with soldiers of the 18th Mechanized Division.
– Never before in the history of Poland has such large funds been provided for the modernization of the army, emphasized Deputy Minister of Defense Michał Wiśniewski, pointing out that a record amount of PLN 524 billion was allocated for the modernization of the Polish army. The deputy head of the Ministry of National Defense declared the readiness of the Polish government to cooperate with foreign partners.
- Poland along with Slovakia and the Czech Republic, will ask Hungary to promptly ratify the documents on Finland's and Sweden's accession to NATO - Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Sunday. Photo by PAP/Abaca
For the coming months, four Hungarian JAS-39 fighter aircraft and some eighty personnel will lead the mission out of Šiauliai air base in Lithuania. JAS-39 Gripen fighter jets of the Hungarian air force. Photo by SANDOR UJVARI / MTI / PAP / EPA