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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

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

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