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General Middendorp visits South Sudan and Israel

Chief of Defence General Tom Middendorp visited both South Sudan and Israel last week. In Israel, he was informed about the...

News item | 26-08-2013 | 10:15

Important step taken in counterdrug operations

Last week, the Dutch naval vessel HNLMS Amsterdam charted the infamous drug smuggling route Highway 10 between West Africa and...

News item | 20-08-2013 | 15:45

Leaders of counterpiracy missions meet at sea

The new commander of the EU-led counterpiracy mission Atalanta, Commodore Peter Lenselink, met his Norwegian counterpart from...

News item | 16-08-2013 | 14:56

Japanese capitulation commemorated

A ceremony was held at the Indies Monument in The Hague today to commemorate the capitulation of Japan on 15 August 1945....

News item | 15-08-2013 | 18:51

Last Dutch convoy leaves for Mazar-e Sharif

The last Dutch convoy of 14 vehicles left Kunduz for Mazar-e Sharif in Afghanistan last night. The entire convoy was carried...

News item | 15-08-2013 | 15:25

Army specialists in Zambia

10 army IT specialists have travelled to Zambia for the annual international exercise Africa Endeavor.

News item | 12-08-2013 | 16:45

HNLMS Amsterdam with NH90 en route to the Caribbean

This afternoon, supply ship HNLMS Amsterdam, equipped with an on-board NH90 helicopter, set sail for the Caribbeanfrom the port...

News item | 11-08-2013 | 14:45

Dutch commodore in charge of EU mission Operation Atalanta

The Netherlands has taken up command of the EU counterpiracy mission Operation Atalanta from today. Aboard the Portuguese...

News item | 06-08-2013 | 16:36

Minister participates in Canal Parade

With its own boat, the Netherlands Ministry of Defence participated in the sun-drenched and festive Canal Parade today, as part...

News item | 03-08-2013 | 17:50

Convoy has left Kunduz

After having left Kunduz in Afghanistan, a Dutch convoy of 24 vehicles safely reached Mazar-e Sharif last Friday, from where...

News item | 30-07-2013 | 09:20

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