Hungary in Afghanistan

One of the most important elements of allied tasks...

... is participating in the Afghanistan mission

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Hungary receives armoured vehicles from the USA

Hungary in Afghanistan, December 3, 2013 1:19 PM

The objective of NATO is security. It is based on peace which should be secured with force if necessary in order to protect and defend our common values. This is what we have been involved in Afghanistan for over a decade – Minister of Defence Mr Csaba Hende said in Hajmáskér on 26th November.

The 8th Rotation Has Arrived in Afghanistan

Hungary in Afghanistan, December 2, 2013 1:29 PM

The Eighth Rotation of the HDF National Support Element (HDF NSE-8) has arrived in Afghanistan recently, and has begun the handover/takeover process lasting around two weeks.

We Understand what is Gone, and Take the Future Challenges

Hungary in Afghanistan, November 26, 2013 11:20 AM

The Mission of the 1st Rotation of the HDF Operational Advisory Team (OAT-1) will soon end in Afghanistan. The first rotation... in a new place, with a new system of tasks, new relations, new challenges. Yet, for the largest part of the team with less newness, as most part of the personnel has already been to this place, the world’s most backward, and most dangerous country, seven times bigger than Hungary, situated at the meeting point of the “Asian West and East”.

The Practical Flight Training of the New Afghan Group Started at Shindand Air Base

Hungary in Afghanistan, November 18, 2013 11:18 AM

The Afghan helicopter pilot students began their practical flight training with the Mi-17 helicopter in early November at the Shindand Air Base. They carried out their first flights together with the instructors of the seventh rotation of the HDF Mi-17 Air Advisory Team (AAT-7). Soon, new aircrew members, flight technicians and riflemen will increase the Afghan Air Force strength. Nevertheless, the young candidates will have to complete several flights and other type of tasks until graduation.

Preparations in the Neighbourhood of the Noble Shrine

Hungary in Afghanistan, November 11, 2013 11:16 AM

October of 2013 has not passed boringly either for the soldiers of the HDF Operational Advisory Team (HDF OAT). In addition to the daily advisory, liaison and force protection tasks and the convoy operations several other activities occupied the attention of our soldiers.

At a Shooting Competition in Kabul

Hungary in Afghanistan, November 1, 2013 8:01 AM

The members of the seventh rotation of the HDF ISAF CSS Logistic Mentor Team (HDF LMT) participated in a sports event and a qualification shooting competition organised by their German colleagues in early October.

Medal Parade in Kabul

Hungary in Afghanistan, October 29, 2013 11:11 AM

On October 1, the second rotation of the HDF Kabul International Airport Force Protection Contingent (HDF KAIA FPC) terminated the protection of “Afghanistan’s gate”. At the farewell ceremony the Hungarian service members, who had performed excellently during their tour of duty abroad received international awards, and the foreign soldiers having co-operated with the Contingent got Hungarian honours.

Senior Non-commissioned Officers’ Conference in Camp Marmal

Hungary in Afghanistan, October 28, 2013 9:03 AM

With the participation of the senior NCOs of the nations operating in the subordination of the Regional Command North (RC-N) in Afghanistan, a ‘Command Sergeant Major’ (CMS) conference was staged in Camp Marmal by Mazar-e-Sharif at the end of September.

Maths in Afghanistan

Hungary in Afghanistan, October 27, 2013 11:05 AM

155 days have passed since the airplane of the 1st rotation of the HDF Operational Advisory Team (HDF OAT) took off, and left Terminal 1 of the ‘Liszt Ferenc’ Airport behind it. We summarised the activity and the life of the Contingent until now in the following, briefly, concisely - in a soldierly way; a bit unconventionally, in figures, sometimes with only a rough estimate.

Csaba Hende: Minor Changes in Missile Defence, Afghanistan not to be Abandoned

Hungary in Afghanistan, October 25, 2013 10:51 AM

“Changes in the European missile defence system are insignificant, but the Russians seem willing to participate in further negotiations. The most important lesson regarding the situation in Afghanistan is that Afghanistan must not be abandoned,” said Mr. Csaba Hende Minister of Defence in his interview given to the Hungarian News Agency, MTI, after his meeting with the Defence Ministers of NATO Member States on Wednesday, 23rd October.