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Defence supports NATO deployment in Eastern Europe

NATO yesterday announced additional measures in a bid to reassure NATO allies who feel threatened by the crisis in Ukraine. The...

News item | 24-04-2014 | 14:50

Dutch personnel train Burundians for Somalia mission

Four Royal Netherlands Army personnel completed the training of 27 AMISOM Battalion in Mudubugu, Burundi. Together with US and...

News item | 24-04-2014 | 14:33

Minehunter Makkum leaves for the Baltic Sea

The Dutch minehunter HNLMS Makkum departed Kiel yesterday afternoon. Its destination is the Baltic Sea, where the navy ship...

News item | 23-04-2014 | 14:45

DISS shifts its focus to Africa and the Middle East

The Defence Intelligence and Security Service (DISS) has shifted its focus to Africa and the Middle East. This has become...

News item | 23-04-2014 | 14:25

Main force to Mali

The main force of Dutch military personnel, 100 in total, who are part of the United Nations peace mission left for Mali...

News item | 22-04-2014 | 23:14

First Dutch contingent of main force leaves for Mali

This afternoon, over 70 Dutch military personnel departed from Schiphol airport bound for Mali. They will be part of the main...

News item | 14-04-2014 | 16:30

Last flight of DC-10 transport aircraft

Today, the Royal Netherlands Air Force's (RNLAF) DC-10 transport aircraft made its very last flight. The Defence organisation...

News item | 11-04-2014 | 13:36

Large exercise with unprecedented opportunities in Hungary

Units of the Royal Netherlands Army were given free rein in Várpalota, Hungary, in the past weeks. Armoured infantry personnel...

News item | 04-04-2014 | 15:39

Hennis in China: "We have a very good reputation when it comes to quality"

"The first tentative steps towards cooperation have been made. Dialogue and cooperation with China about peace and stability in...

News item | 04-04-2014 | 11:44

Minister Hennis strengthens military relations with Georgia

Georgia has a growing interest in affiliation with the West. The Netherlands has offered to support Georgia in a number of...

News item | 01-04-2014 | 18:24

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