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The 1st Armored Brigade of the Hungarian Defence Forces recently received another two Leopard 2A7HU main battle tanks and driver training vehicles – Hungarian Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky announced on Monday.  The first received item of Hungary's order for 44 Leopard 2 A7 type main battle tanks. Photo by BOGLARKA BODNAR/MTI/PAP/EPA

Mon, 06/03/2024 - 20:48
Polish Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Poland Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz (R) and German Minister of Defense Boris Pistorius (L) during a press conference after the meeting at the Representative Center of the Ministry of National Defense in Nowa Wieś near Pruszków

Poland and Germany will jointly create a rapid reaction force on the eastern border of the European Union, the two countries' defence ministers announced on March 18 at a joint news conference. On March 26, Poland and Germany will activate an “armor capability coalition” for Ukraine.

Mon, 03/18/2024 - 17:47
Flags of NATO member countries at the headquarters of the alliance in Brussels

Polish President Andrzej Duda wants to negotiate with the allies that NATO members must spend three percent of GDP annually on defense instead of the current two.

Mon, 03/11/2024 - 12:25
Soldiers walk past NATO members country flags during the DRAGON-24 NATO military defense drills in Korzeniewo, Poland

Hungary's President Tamás Sulyok has signed the bill that formally approved Sweden's accession to the NATO military alliance, removing the last obstacle after 18 months of delays.

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 17:00

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

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 19:46
Hungarian President Katalin Novak and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg hold a joint press conference

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.

Fri, 01/26/2024 - 13:28
Polish tanks

"We will strengthen military cooperation. We will hold joint military exercises.

Sun, 01/21/2024 - 17:16

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. 

Sun, 12/24/2023 - 09:52

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.  

Fri, 12/08/2023 - 13:44

- 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

Tue, 07/11/2023 - 23:34
Żołnierze w mundurach siedzą przy otwartych drzwiach lecącego śmigłowca

A year ago, after the Russian invasion on Ukraine, NATO defense ministers decided to create four new battlegroups in Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary.

Thu, 02/16/2023 - 06:48
Polish PM speaking at press conference

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.

Mon, 01/30/2023 - 17:04