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Hungary to receive new Lynx fighting vehicles with active protection system

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German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall has confirmed that the 209 new Lynx infantry fighting vehicles recently ordered by Hungary from Rheinmetall of Germany will be equipped with Rheinmetall’s StrikeShield hard-kill active protection system, or APS. Hungary is the latest customer for this innovative technology, which has formed part of the Rheinmetall portfolio since 2006. It will […]

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Hungary receives first batch of Gidran armoured vehicles from Turkey

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The Hungarian Army announced on 21 December that it has taken delivery of an initial batch of Gidran 4×4 armoured vehicles from Turkey. The recently received vehicles are part of 40 Gidrans ordered by the Hungarian Defence Force this year. The Gidran is an advanced version of Ejder Yalcın (Dragon) armoured vehicle produced by Turkish […]

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Hungary selects NASAMS air defense system

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The Hungarian Armed Forces will buy National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System, better known as NASAMS, according to the office of the commissioner for defense development. According to a Reuters report, the Central European nation is expected to take the delivery of this air defense system, developed jointly by Kongsberg and Raytheon, in 2023. […]

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Embraer to deliver two KC-390 multi-mission aircraft to Hungary

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Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer has secured a contract from the Hungarian government to deliver two KC-390 Millennium multi-mission aircraft to the Hungarian Air Force (HuAF). The KC-390 multi-mission transport aircraft, which are capable of carrying up to 23 tonnes of cargo, will arrive in Hungary in 2023-2024, according to a statement issued Monday by the […]

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Rheinmetall releases new video of Lynx KF41 fighting vehicle

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On Thursday, German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall has released its new official video showing a Lynx KF41 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) during her test at NATO Excercise Brave Warrior in Hungary. Rheinmetall posted the video show the Lynx KF41 that is taking part in the NATO Excercise Brave Warrior on 22nd September 2020. As noted by the […]

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Hungaria receives first Leopard 2A4 main battle tanks

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The Hungarian Defense Forces will take delivery of the first batch of its refurbished and upgraded Leopard 2A4 main battle tanks from Germany. The first Leopard 2A4 tanks for the Hungarian Defense Forces have been dispatched to a buyer location. The Hungarian military would receive a dozen of vehicles as such soon. Under the contract, […]

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Pentagon announces possible $500 million AMRAAM sale to Hungary

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The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM), the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on 27 August. A press release said the DSCA has notified Congress of the proposed Foreign Military Sales, which is worth $500 million and consists of 180 AMRAAM missiles, training missiles, cryptographic and […]

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Hungary orders Leopard 2 A7+ to replace Soviet-era tanks

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The Hungarian Ministry of Defense has signed a contract with Germany’s Krauss-Maffei Wegmann for 44 new Leopard 2A7+ main battle tanks and 24 PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzers. The contract, signed Thursday by the Hungary Department of Defense, is worth more than $565 million and included in addition 12 used Leopard 2 A4 tanks for training […]

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Hungary orders 16 H225M multi-role helicopters

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The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has ordered 16 H225M multi-purpose helicopters equipped with the HForce weapon management system. Together with the helicopters, Airbus will also provide an extensive training and support package to ensure the highest level of operational availability. “I am thankful for the trust that the Hungarian Government has placed in our company to support its […]

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Hungarian military orders 20 H145M military helicopters

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The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has ordered 20 H145M military helicopters, according to announce by Airbus on 29 June. The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has ordered 20 H145M military helicopters equipped with the innovative HForce weapon management in the frame of the military modernisation programme Zrinyi 2026. Together with the helicopters, Airbus will provide an […]

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