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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

Pirate hunters meet aboard Johan de Witt

Around 150 members of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia visited HNLMS Johan de Witt in the port of Djibouti...

News item | 13-11-2013 | 10:38

Navy intercepts 2 drugs transports

In the space of a week, the Royal Netherlands Navy ship HNLMS Amsterdam has intercepted 2 drugs transports, confiscating a...

News item | 06-11-2013 | 12:18

Hennis: more defence cooperation in Europe

Europe can only deal with current and emergingglobal threats by increasing defence cooperation. That was Minister of Defence...

News item | 05-11-2013 | 10:00

Dutch troops to go to Mali

At the request of the United Nations, the Netherlands is to deploy around 380 personnel as part of the Multidimensional...

News item | 01-11-2013 | 13:58

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