Minister of Defence Dr. István Simicskó and Chief of Defence Gen. Dr. Tibor Benkő inspected the ongoing construction of the temporary security barrier in the region of the Hungarian–Croatian border on Wednesday.
In accordance with the annual call-up plan, there are more than a hundred voluntary reservists serving in the Hungarian Defence Forces also at present. However, in the state of crisis caused by mass migration, reservists are being called up in even larger numbers than before.
Running until 21st October, the Brave Warrior 2015 military exercise has started. In the morning of Thursday, 17 September, Hungarian and American troops crossed a section of the Moson-Danube at Győr as part of the NATO training series.
In the framework of Operation Decisive Action 2015, designated units of the Hungarian Defence Forces are carrying out further redeployments.
In the afternoon of Saturday, 12 September 2015, Minister of Defence Dr. István Simicskó and Gen. Dr. Tibor Benkő, Chief of Defence paid a visit to the area of the Hungarian–Serbian border to inspect the construction of the temporary border barrier and the command post of Operation Decisive Action 2015.
The Ministry of Defence firmly denies a baseless rumor spreading on internet social sites which tries to instill fear of conscription through spreading the copy of a fake draft call.
On Friday 11 September chiefs of defence of NATO member states arrived in Istanbul, where NATO’s highest military authority, the Military Committee is meeting in Chiefs of Defence (CHODs) Session between 11 and 13 September 2015.
On the TV2 programme “Mokka” on the morning of Friday 11 September, Minister of Defence István Simicskó stated that there are already 3,800 soldiers near Hungary’s southern border.
Two Hungarian fighters carried out a control task in Lithuanian airspace on the morning of Thursday, 3 September. After the quick reaction alert (QRA) evaluation flight, the Hungarian fighters flew over Vilnius as well.