Hungary is hosting the Capable Logistician 2015 exercise, this year’s biggest trial of the logisticians of NATO member countries and partner nations, NATO commands and other countries involved in practical cooperation.
“The security situation is developing unfavourably along NATO’s Eastern borders, Russia is keeping Ukraine under pressure, and continues to support the separatist forces” – these are the conclusions drawn at the two-day meeting of NATO Chiefs of Defence in Brussels, which ended on Thursday, 22 January, Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Dr. Tibor Benkő told Hungarian News Agency MTI.
Minister of Defence Csaba Hende and his Serbian counterpart Bratislav Gasic discussed opportunities of cooperation between the Hungarian and Serbian ministries of defence and current issues in security policy at their meeting in Belgrade on Thursday, 22 January.
Two Gripen fighters of the Hungarian Air Force conducted a familiarization flight in the airspace of Estonia on Wednesday, December 10. The aircraft are getting ready to join NATO’s Baltic Air Policing Mission in 2014, the Directorate of the General Staff of the Estonian Armed Forces announced in Tallinn.
Minister of Defence Csaba Hende signed multilateral cooperation agreements in Brussels on Tuesday, on the sidelines of a meeting of EU defence ministers.