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Military personnel begin Four Days’ Marches

In the early morning of what is promising to become a hot day, more than 5,000 military personnel from 34 countries marched out...

News item | 16-07-2013 | 12:05

More military cooperation with China

General Hou Shusen, one of China’s most senior military commanders, is visiting Netherlands Chief of Defence General Tom...

News item | 15-07-2013 | 12:59

Netherlands takes up command of EU counterpiracy mission

HNLMS Johan de Witt, the amphibious transport ship, today left Den Helder for the Horn of Africa in order to take part in...

News item | 14-07-2013 | 15:18

Marechaussee arrests Bulgarians suspected of human trafficking

Today in Utrecht, the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee arrested 2 Bulgarian men of 26 and 28 years of age as part of an...

News item | 13-07-2013 | 17:15

Bomb defused, surrounding urban area breathes a sigh of relief

The Defence Explosive Ordnance Disposal Service (DEODS) this morning defused a bomb near to Moerkapelle in the province of...

News item | 13-07-2013 | 10:39

Highest NATO commander in Europe visits Dutch Patriot unit in Turkey

General Philip Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), today paid a lightning visit to the Dutch Patriot unit in...

News item | 11-07-2013 | 19:25

PTG5 awards certificates for the last time

Yesterday, supervisors from the now completed Dutch police training mission in Kunduzawarded certificates to successful course...

News item | 05-07-2013 | 15:15

New vehicles for the Commando Corps

The Commando Corps are getting 50 new vehicles, so-called Air Transportable Tactical Vehicles. These will enable the commandos...

News item | 03-07-2013 | 15:10

Hennis and Middendorp lower the flag of the police training mission

Yesterday and today, Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert visited the Dutch troops in Mazar-e-Sharif and Kunduz. She...

News item | 01-07-2013 | 19:10

The Hague plays host to veterans

A colourful parade of both ex-servicemen and soldiers on active service presented itself in The Hague city centre this...

News item | 29-06-2013 | 21:50

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