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Minister of Defence suspends acceptance of new Dutch NH90 helicopters

The corrosion and wear symptoms on the NH90 helicopter are more serious than expected, leading the Ministry of Defence to...

News item | 27-06-2014 | 16:35

Minister calls for more European NATO responsibility

"I do not intend to paint a gloomy picture or suggest that we should expect a new large-scale armed conflict. I do think,...

News item | 27-06-2014 | 16:35

LGBT acceptance report made available to other countries' armed forces

Today, in a Letter to Parliament, Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert informed the House of Representatives that she does not...

News item | 27-06-2014 | 16:31

Important US decoration awarded for fight against drugs trade

Former Flag Officer Caribbean Dick Swijgman was pleasantly surprised to receive the Legion of Merit award. The brigadier...

News item | 27-06-2014 | 09:27

Air Force Open Days pull in 245,000 visitors

The Royal Netherlands Air Force has taken a fresh approach to its Open Days. Yesterday and today, “Experiencing the Air Force”...

News item | 21-06-2014 | 09:02

Medal awarded to the Commander of Belgian Army

Major General Hubert de Vos, the Commander of the Belgian Army, was this morning awarded the Medal of Merit in Gold on the...

News item | 20-06-2014 | 09:14

Flag officer sets sights on international conference in 2015

This week, Rear Admiral Ben Bekkering made a case for further cooperation and innovation between armed forces and industry...

News item | 20-06-2014 | 09:00

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

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