Common questions

Who is the current commander of ISAF?

Who is the current commander of ISAF?

General Joe Dunford
KABUL: The United States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel in a press statement on Tuesday announced the change of command between General Joe Dunford and General John Campbell as commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan.

Did Hungary send troops to Afghanistan?

The ISAF mission in Afghanistan is currently NATO’s most important military operation. The Hungarian Defence Forces have been present in the Asian country since January 2003 with a military force that is continuously expanding both in terms of troop numbers and capabilities.

What is the Hungarian special forces?

Bercsényi László Különleges Műveleti Zászlóalj, is a Battalion-sized formation of the Hungarian Defence Force special operations forces….

HDF 34th Bercsényi László Special Forces Battalion
Hungarian: MH 34. Bercsényi László Különleges Műveleti Zászlóalj
Active 1959 – present
Country Hungary
Branch Hungarian Ground Forces

Does Hungary have nuclear weapons?

Hungary is a party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) since 1969 as a non-nuclear weapons state.

Who controls the oil in Afghanistan?

Afghanistan Oil Pipeline
Owner Unocal Corporation
Technical information
Length 1,000 mi (1,600 km)

Where are the headquarters of the ISAF in Afghanistan?

Bagram Airfield is the home to RC-East command headquarters. Before 2011 it was called Combat Outpost Arian. Task Force Black Rock. Task Force Lafayette command post & Task Force Black Rock. Nicknamed FOB Morales Frazier. Named for a fallen French specialist with the 27th Alpine Mountain Battalion Also known as Camp Chapman.

When did NATO take command of ISAF in Afghanistan?

In August 2003, on the request of the UN and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, NATO took command of ISAF. Soon after, the UN mandated ISAF’s gradual expansion outside of Kabul.

When did the International Security Assistance Force arrive in Afghanistan?

This force arrived in December, 2001. Until ISAF expanded beyond Kabul, the force consisted of a roughly division-level headquarters and one brigade covering the capital, the Kabul Multinational Brigade. The brigade was composed of three battle groups, and was in charge of the tactical command of deployed troops.

When did the UN Security Council create the ISAF?

ISAF was mandated by UN Security Council Resolutions 1386, 1413, 1444, 1510, 1563, 1623, 1659, 1707, 1776, and 1917 (2010). The last of these extended the mandate of ISAF to 23 March 2011. The mandates given by the different governments to their forces varied from country to country.

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