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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

Defence personnel battles the dust in Portugal

High temperatures, a mountainous area and a dusty environment. These are three typical conditions under which Dutch military...

News item | 26-07-2013 | 11:03

F-35 test aircraft handed over

Today, the Netherlands officially received the F-35 test aircraft from the United States government at Fort Worth, Texas.

News item | 25-07-2013 | 16:54

Maltese military personnel on counterpiracy mission with RNLN

The amphibious transport ship HNLMS Johan de Witt has taken 22 Maltese military personnel on board off the coast of Malta. They...

News item | 24-07-2013 | 12:25

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