Hungary in Afghanistan

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

... is participating in the Afghanistan mission

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Transfer of Authority in the Heat

Hungary in Afghanistan, June 20, 2013 9:12 AM

The handover-takeover process between the 6th and 7th rotations of the HDF National Support Element Afghanistan (HUN NSE) has entered its last phase. The logisticians – who have done the main share of the work in closing down the Hungarian Defence Forces Provincial Reconstruction Team (HUN PRT) in the period since May 19 – shared the lessons learned in the last six months and handed over the system of relationships with other nations and the tasks to the members of the incoming rotation.

Sport and Free Time in Kabul

Hungary in Afghanistan, June 19, 2013 8:23 AM

There are more than 250 Hungarian soldiers living and working at the camp of Kabul International Airport (KAIA). Whenever they are off duty, they spend their daily free time here too.

Women’s Bazaar in Kabul

Hungary in Afghanistan, June 15, 2013 9:07 AM

The Afghan “Women’s Bazaar” was held at Kabul International Airport (KAIA) in June too. This event is special because the members of women’s development organizations sell their handicraft at the ISAF side of the airport.

Silent Commemoration

Hungary in Afghanistan, June 14, 2013 6:00 PM

On June 10 the soldiers serving with the seventh rotation of the HDF National Support Element – Afghanistan (NTM-A) and those posted to individual positions lit candles at Mazar-e Sharif to pay tribute to the memory of those Hungarian soldiers who lost their lives on that day.

We Will Not Leave Baghlan On Its Own

Hungary in Afghanistan, June 12, 2013 10:00 AM

On June 5 Brig.-Gen. Ferenc Korom, the Chief of Staff of ISAF Regional Command North (RC-N) paid a visit to Baghlan Province, where he met the provincial director of the Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS).

New Afghanistan Mission To Be Named „Resolute Support”

Hungary in Afghanistan, June 10, 2013 11:56 AM

The new NATO-led international mission in Afghanistan will have the name “Resolute Support”, and will be established to train, advise and assist the security forces of the Central Asian country after the 2014 withdrawal of ISAF combat troops.

World’s Largest Aircraft Lands at Mazar-e Sharif

Hungary in Afghanistan, June 5, 2013 9:32 AM

Hungary and other nations have started withdrawing their forces from Afghanistan and transporting home the materiel and military equipment.

AMT Ends Its Mission

Hungary in Afghanistan, June 4, 2013 10:13 AM

By sharing their special knowledge, our air mentors have contributed to making the Afghan attack and transport helicopter squadrons more professional and effective – Tamás Vargha, the Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence stressed in the military memorial park at Pákozd on May 29.

Conference: Hungary’s Role in Afghanistan Has Been Successful

Hungary in Afghanistan, May 29, 2013 1:22 PM

The role of the Hungarian Defence Forces in Afghanistan has been valuable and successful. The lessons learned can be properly used in the future – the speakers of a professional conference said in Székesfehérvár on Tuesday, May 28.

Mastering the Most Up-to-Date Techniques

Hungary in Afghanistan, May 26, 2013 6:06 AM

The soldiers of the second rotation of the HDF Kabul International Airport Force Protection Contingent (HDF KAIA FPC-2) were trained in counter-improvised explosive devices (C-IED) tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) in mid-May.