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First segment of German landing craft wreck raised

The first segment of a sunken German landing craft from the Second World War was brought to the surface of Veerse Meer today...

News item | 29-11-2013 | 15:18

Lithuanians fire Stinger missiles in the Netherlands

Lithuanian military personnel are visiting the Defence Ground-based Air Defence Command (DGLC) at the ‘Luitenant-generaal Best’...

News item | 28-11-2013 | 15:10

Maritime centre of expertise opens its doors

The Netherlands-Belgian Operational School has opened its doors at the naval port in Den Helder. This binational centre of...

News item | 22-11-2013 | 11:45

New relief flight for the Philippines

This morning at around 09:00 hrs, a KDC-10 of the Royal Netherlands Air Force took off from Eindhoven Air Base carrying a total...

News item | 21-11-2013 | 14:26

Tactical aerial reconnaissance in Afghanistan ends

The 4 Dutch F-16 fighter aircraft equipped with the RecceLite reconnaissance system have made their last sortie over...

News item | 20-11-2013 | 14:23

Minister Hennis: more EU responsibility for defence policy

Today, in Brussels, Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert expressed the view that the European Union should take on more...

News item | 19-11-2013 | 14:19

Military personnel welcome royal couple to Curaçao

Today, King Willem Alexander and Queen Máxima were given a ceremonial welcome to Willemstad on Curaçao by personnel of the...

News item | 18-11-2013 | 17:20

Dutch aid arrives in the Philippines

A KDC-10 transport aircraft of the Royal Netherlands Air Force delivered 29 tonnes of aid to the city of Cebu in the...

News item | 16-11-2013 | 09:00

Patriots to stay in Turkey longer

The Dutch Patriot mission in Turkey is to be extended by a year, until January 2015. This was decided by the government today,...

News item | 15-11-2013 | 14:52

The Netherlands to continue combating piracy

The Netherlands is to continue participating in the counterpiracy mission off the coast of Somalia for another year, until the...

News item | 15-11-2013 | 14:46

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