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Marechaussee’s major international training exercise starts

Exercise Lowlands Grenade 2014, one of the biggest international exercises the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee has organised in...

News item | 16-06-2014 | 09:00

Medal awarded to Commander of the German Army

Lieutenant General Bruno Kasdorf, the Commander of the German Army, was yesterday awarded the Medal of Merit in Gold. Minister...

News item | 13-06-2014 | 09:02

Airmobile Brigade incorporated into Division Schnelle Kräfte

From today, 11 Airmobile Brigade is part of the new German unit Division Schnelle Kräfte (DSK). Lieutenant General Mart de...

News item | 12-06-2014 | 09:17

Minister of Defence Hennis opens Liberation Route Europe

A jewel. That was how Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert described Liberation Route Europe, which she opened today...

News item | 06-06-2014 | 10:00

70th anniversary of D-Day commemorated in Arromanches

The Dutch servicemen who played a part in the liberation of Europe were remembered this morning in Arromanches, France. King...

News item | 06-06-2014 | 10:00

NATO talks on Ukraine and Afghanistan

During the course of yesterday and today, NATO Ministers of Defence held talks in Brussels about the situation in Ukraine and a...

News item | 04-06-2014 | 10:00

Dutch units under authority of MINUSMA

Since today, the Dutch units in Mali are officially under authority of the UN mission MINUSMA. The Transfer of Authority marked...

News item | 02-06-2014 | 10:00

Dutch-German 'friendly' between submarines

Yesterday, the Dutch submarine HNLMS Bruinvis and the German U 31 fired exercise torpedoes at each other. The submarines had...

News item | 30-05-2014 | 16:59

New commander for Patriot mission in Turkey

Colonel Olav Spanjer has been appointed as new commander of the Patriot mission in Turkey. He took over command from Colonel...

News item | 29-05-2014 | 12:57

Minister Hennis visits Dutch troops in Mali

Yesterday and today, Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert paid her first visit to the Dutch contingent in Mali. Chief...

News item | 26-05-2014 | 19:35

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