The minister emphasized that the criteria for the tender was very broadly formulated in order to maximize the number of possible helicopter manufacturers interested in bidding on the contract.
The budget approved by the National Assembly, provides about HUF 250 billion to the ministry of defense, which is 9 billion increase compared to this year's budget.
The defense minister also said the development of the defense industry would also continue the next year. On the one hand, "it is important to reduce the country's dependence on critical areas as much as possible and on the other hand, the Hungarian defense industry is a major contributor to the country's economic growth.”
(magyarhirlap.hu – hungarianambiance.com)