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Record year for Search-and-Rescue teams

During the course of 2013, the Royal Netherlands Air Force carried out a record number of Search-and-Rescue and medical...

News item | 15-01-2014 | 15:33

Finland buys Dutch Leopard tanks

Finland is set to buy 100 Leopard 2A6 main battle tanks from the Netherlands. That news was in the contents of a letter sent by...

News item | 14-01-2014 | 12:27

First Hercules lands in Mali

A Royal Netherlands Air Force C-130 Hercules transport aircraft yesterday delivered the firstbatch of equipment destined for...

News item | 11-01-2014 | 13:53

Raven helps Curaçao in fight against crime

The Netherlands Defence organisation has made the Raven Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) available for tackling increasing crime...

News item | 07-01-2014 | 13:51

First Dutch military personnel leave for Mali

The first Dutch military personnel left Amsterdam Airport Schiphol this morning on their way to Mali. The 14 soldiers, mainly...

News item | 06-01-2014 | 13:45

NLD MoD YouTube site: almost 2 million hits

The videos posted on the Netherlands Ministry of Defence’s YouTube channel were visited almost 2 million times in 2013, which...

News item | 06-01-2014 | 13:33

International recognition for recruitment campaign

Experts from the American advertising trade last week gave ample recognition to the Royal Netherlands Army’s recruitment...

News item | 23-12-2013 | 12:28

Successful evacuation from South Sudan

Last night, a Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10 carrying 56 evacuees from South Sudan landed at Eindhoven air base. Among the...

News item | 21-12-2013 | 10:34

Johan de Witt returns from pirate hunting

"You have played a crucial role in halting piracy and helping build stability and autonomy for Somalia and its neighbouring...

News item | 21-12-2013 | 10:30

Netherlands urges further military cooperation

Last night during the European Council meeting in Brussels, Prime Minister Rutte called for closer military cooperation between...

News item | 20-12-2013 | 10:23

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