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Train hijacking at De Punt in 1977 (video)

The 1977 train hijacking at De Punt, Drenthe, and how it was ended on Saturday 11 June has been the subject of a recent...

News item | 19-11-2014 | 16:42

Remains of victims of MH17 disaster returned to the Netherlands

This afternoon, a Dutch Hercules C-130 transport aircraft carrying the remains of victims of the MH17 disaster landed at ...

News item | 08-11-2014 | 18:30

Karel Doorman departs for Ebola region with 1,000 tons of supplies

Protective clothing, beds, generators, field toilets, rubber gloves, bandages, mobile laboratories, field hospitals, almost 120...

News item | 06-11-2014 | 18:31

Asscher en Hennis visit F-16 mission against ISIS

"I have immense respect for our Dutch military personnel and the contribution they are making to the international effort in ...

News item | 06-11-2014 | 18:00

First F-35 squadron for the RNLAF

As of yesterday afternoon, the Royal Netherlands Air Force has its first F-35 squadron. The squadron will operate in the US. ...

News item | 05-11-2014 | 15:30

Netherlands MoD sells Fokker-50s to Peru

Peru is set to buy 2 Fokker-50 aircraft from the Netherlands Defence organisation. The sale of the two aircraft will include a ...

News item | 31-10-2014 | 18:00

Dutch pilot leads air strike against ISIL

This weekend, a 15 aircraft-strong air strike was carried out on ISIL targets under command of a Dutch F-16 pilot. It was the ...

News item | 27-10-2014 | 12:00

HNLMS Karel Doorman sails to Ebola area

HNLMS Karel Doorman is being prepared to transport emergency aid goods to West Africa in the fight against the Ebola outbreak. ...

News item | 24-10-2014 | 18:00

MH17 repatriation team collects personal possessions of victims

Today, a Dutch MH17 repatriation team collected a number of personal items belonging to the victims of the MH17 crash. The...

News item | 20-10-2014 | 17:10

King to appoint new Knight in the Military Order of William

Infantryman Major Gijs Tuinman will be appointed Knight of the fourth class in the Military Order of William on 4 December....

News item | 20-10-2014 | 13:27

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