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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

Military salute during commemoration at Margraten

Today, Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16s will perform a fly-past as a military salute to the American servicemen buried at...

News item | 25-05-2014 | 18:50

Commandos and Apaches delegation to protect high talks delegation in Mali

Today, the chairman of the African Union visited the town of Kidal in northern Mali. Last week, after heavy fighting, this town...

News item | 23-05-2014 | 20:00

New research into Battlefield casualties

The Battlefield Casualties (BFC) study is the biggest and most thorough military-medical research among Dutch Afghanistan...

News item | 23-05-2014 | 16:51

Netherlands: F-16s for extra protection of the Baltic states

The Netherlands intends to contribute 4 F-16s for extra airspace surveillance over the Baltic states, starting from September...

News item | 23-05-2014 | 16:00

Marines deployed in prison uprising in Aruba

Yesterday, 43 marines from the marine company stationed in Aruba assisted the local authorities in quelling a major prison...

News item | 21-05-2014 | 16:29

Minister Hennis visits Israel

Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert arrived in Israel yesterday, where she will remain until tomorrow to confirm the...

News item | 19-05-2014 | 13:39

Crew of HNLMS Groningen train Cape Verdian coastguard

The crew of HNLMS Groningen, one of the Royal Netherlands Navy’s ocean-going patrol vessels, has given a number of maritime...

News item | 09-05-2014 | 10:29

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