This main section contains 2 sections:

News - Latest

697 news items


Fill in keyword(s) to narrow your search.

Fill in a starting date and a closing date for the period your query is about: DD-MM-YYYY

HNLMS Van Speijk starts deployment to counterpiracy mission

HNLMS Van Speijk, the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) multipurpose frigate, will arrive on the African east coast during the...

News item | 22-08-2014 | 10:17

Russian bombers twice escorted out of NATO air space

This afternoon, 2 F-16s from Leeuwarden Air Base took to the skies to escort 2 Russian Bears. The 2 Russian bombers had entered...

News item | 21-08-2014 | 16:30

Air force takes aid supplies to Northern Iraq

A fully-loaded C-130 Hercules transport aircraft has just taken off from Eindhoven Air Base. The Royal Netherlands Air Force...

News item | 18-08-2014 | 13:29

Navy and scientists on North Pole expedition to Jan Mayen

The Royal Netherlands Navy will lead a scientific expedition to the Norwegian island of Jan Mayen in the coming weeks. HNLMS...

News item | 13-08-2014 | 10:24

HNLS De Zeven Provinciƫn escorts food convoy for Somalis

A merchant vessel carrying food arrived in the Somali port of Bosaso this morning. The ship, which is taking part in the World...

News item | 11-08-2014 | 10:19

Search for remains and belongings of MH17 victims called off

The repatriation mission in its current form has been discontinued due to the deteriorating security situation. Prime Minister...

News item | 06-08-2014 | 22:53

Telephone conversation between Minister Hennis and her Ukrainian counterpart

Today, Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert talked to her Ukrainian counterpart Valeriy Geletey about the security...

News item | 05-08-2014 | 22:00

Fifth flight with MH17 victim remains arrives

Today, the fifth flight carrying MH17 victim remains arrived at Eindhoven Air Base, this time delivering one coffin. As was the...

News item | 04-08-2014 | 16:04

Patrol ship sets sail for the Caribbean to take part in counter drugs operations

The ocean-going patrol vessel HNLMS Holland set sail for the Caribbean today. The navy ship, with a 50-strong crew, is...

News item | 03-08-2014 | 15:00

Government: no armed mission to Ukraine

The Dutch Government has decided not to send an armed mission to the Ukraine to secure the MH17 crash site. The Netherlands...

News item | 27-07-2014 | 18:00

Stay informed