Hungary bought missiles from the United States nearly $1 billion

Hungary has concluded a deal for the supply of US missiles worth up to $1 billion About it has informed in a press-service of the U.S. Embassy in Hungary.

“This purchase will provide the world’s best air defense system, which will contribute to the security of Hungary and NATO. The total purchase price of approximately $1 billion,” – said the Embassy.

US Ambassador to Hungary David Cornstein and the Minister of defence of Hungary Tibor Benko has signed a cooperation agreement on the purchase of Budapest at Raytheon missile medium-range AMRAAM class “air-air”.

The Embassy said that Hungary intends to upgrade its air defense system.

According to “German wave”, Hungary is one of the countries of NATO, which agreed with the demands of US President Donald trump to raise military spending. In 2019, they accounted for 1.21% of GDP.

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