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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

Russian flotilla enters North Sea after 20-year absence

A Russian navy flotilla has entered the North Sea for the first time in 20 years. The Russian Carrier Battlegroup was sighted 2...

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

New NIMH book on secret Jedburgh operations

The Netherlands Institute of Military History this week presented its latest book, Operatie Jedburgh. Geheime geallieerde...

News item | 29-04-2014 | 00:00

HNLMS Groningen sets course for the Caribbean for counterdrug operations

HNLMS Groningen left the port of Den Helder today bound for the Caribbean, where the patrol vessel will operate as guard ship....

News item | 28-04-2014 | 14:50

Uri Rosenthal to monitor veterans care

As the newly appointed Chair of the Civil-Military Care and Research Council (RZO), former Minister of Foreign Affairs Uri...

News item | 25-04-2014 | 14:50

Defence assists in firefighting at Hoge Veluwe

Last evening, aided by two Defence firefighting helicopters and various fire engines, the fire brigade succeeded in bringing...

News item | 24-04-2014 | 14:56

Defence supports NATO deployment in Eastern Europe

NATO yesterday announced additional measures in a bid to reassure NATO allies who feel threatened by the crisis in Ukraine. The...

News item | 24-04-2014 | 14:50

Dutch personnel train Burundians for Somalia mission

Four Royal Netherlands Army personnel completed the training of 27 AMISOM Battalion in Mudubugu, Burundi. Together with US and...

News item | 24-04-2014 | 14:33

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