Hungary in Afghanistan

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Afghanistan – 25 Containers of Materiel To Be Transported from Baghlan Camp to Hungary

Hungary in Afghanistan, March 5, 2013 8:45 AM

Around 25 containers of military materiel will be transported back to Hungary with the withdrawal of the Hungarian Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) from Afghanistan – the Ministry of Defence informed Hungarian News Agency MTI in a press release on Sunday.

Handover of Hungarian Camp Starts in Afghanistan

Hungary in Afghanistan, February 28, 2013 8:15 AM

At a ceremony held in Camp Pannonia, Maj.-Gen. László Domján, the commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces Joint Force Command (HDF JFC) announced that the contingent of the HDF Provincial Reconstruction Team (HUN PRT) would complete its operational tasks in early March. He stressed that the handover of the camp to the Afghan partners had started and would be finished at the end of March. (Reporting from the spot.)

EOD Technicians Destroy Expired Ammunition in Afghanistan

Hungary in Afghanistan, February 18, 2013 12:41 PM

On Friday, February 15 on the range of Khilagay, the EOD technicians serving with the 13th rotation of the HDF Provincial Reconstruction Team (HUN PRT) destroyed by blasting a truckload of expired ammunition which was unfit for airlift. (Report from the spot).

Military Advisory Team Completes Last Joint Operation with Afghan National Army

Hungary in Afghanistan, February 18, 2013 12:26 PM

The Hungarian–US Military Advisory Team (MAT) finished its last joint operation with the Afghan National Army (ANA) on February 14. During the three-day patrol, the around 180 Hungarian, US and Afghan soldiers and policemen combed four valleys where – according to intelligence – groups of insurgents and gunmen were reported to be hiding. (Report from the spot)

Hungarian PRT’s final aid distribution in Afghanistan

Hungary in Afghanistan, February 13, 2013 12:28 PM

The HDF Provincial Reconstruction Team (HUN PRT) recently distributed humanitarian aid packages for the last time in Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. The Hungarian troops will soon finish their development projects and their six-and-a-half-year mission abroad.

Negotiations Have Started on Handover of Hungarian Camp

Hungary in Afghanistan, January 28, 2013 2:22 PM

The official negotiations on handing over Camp Pannonia in Pol-e Khomri, Afghanistan have started on January 23. “We have reached another stage in handing over responsibility for security, which is nothing else but the fourth phase of transition”, Commander Col. Antal Sipos stressed at the press conference.

Medal Parade in Kabul

Hungary in Afghanistan, January 23, 2013 2:02 PM

Time flies so fast – which is evidenced by the fact that it passed in what seemed a blink of an eye from signing the last pages of the handover-takeover documentation between the AMT-7 and the AMT-8 to the rush in the AMT-8 mission…(Reporting from Kabul).
Objectively determining the progress of time is relatively simple. We are able to track each second of our modern age with almost insolent precision. But no atomic clocks can make us feel the subjective, human aspect of the passing of time.

The Donation Goes On

Hungary in Afghanistan, January 22, 2013 2:07 PM

The commander of the 13th rotation of the HDF Provincial Reconstruction Team (HUN PRT-13) handed over computers, printers and generators among other things to the commander of a corps of the Afghan National Army (ANA) on January 13.

Hungary Is Ready to Stay Engaged in Afghanistan After 2014

Hungary in Afghanistan, January 18, 2013 1:11 PM

If there is such a request, Hungary stands ready to continue its presence in Afghanistan after 2014, the end of the mandate of NATO’s current mission, President of Hungary János Áder said after his discussions with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in the NATO Headquarters, Brussels on Thursday, January 17. The NATO Secretary General called Hungary “a dependable ally”.

Hungarian Commander of Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan

Hungary in Afghanistan, January 15, 2013 2:49 PM

As from January 15, Col. Tamás Sándor, the commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces Special Operations Contingent fills the position of deputy chief of staff for operations and intelligence at the headquarters of Task Force 10, which directs the special operations forces (SOF) units in Afghanistan.