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A look at the Defence news 21 – 27 November

The technical failure of an operating system component was the cause of the helicopter crash that killed Captain René Zeetsen...

News item | 30-11-2016 | 14:02

A look at the Defence news 14 – 20 November

Three Dutch war graves have either entirely or partially disappeared from the seabed off the coast of Indonesia. The cause of...

News item | 23-11-2016 | 14:43

A look at the Defence news 7 – 13 November

Fokker and Aeronamic have been awarded maintenance contracts for the European F-35 fleet in the upcoming years. This was...

News item | 16-11-2016 | 15:13

A look at the Defence news 31 October – 6 November

This week, Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert paid a visit to the Royal Netherlands Navy vessel HNLMS Rotterdam to see for...

News item | 09-11-2016 | 17:29

A look at the Defence news 24 – 30 October

“Dutch military personnel will arrive in Lithuania from March 2017,” confirmed Minister Hennis-Plasschaert during the Meetings...

News item | 02-11-2016 | 17:07

A look at the Defence news, 17 – 23 October

Dutch military personnel on board the Royal Netherlands Navy vessels HNLMS Holland and HNLMS Pelikaan lent emergency aid in...

News item | 26-10-2016 | 14:38

A look at the Defence news 10 – 16 October

The devastating power of Hurricane Matthew destroyed a large number of houses in south-west Haiti this week. Dutch military...

News item | 19-10-2016 | 13:25

A look at the Defence news 3 – 9 October

The Dutch contribution to MINUSMA, the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, is to be continued in 2017. This was decided by the...

News item | 12-10-2016 | 09:16

A look at the Defence news 26 September – 2 October

Dutch military personnel are scheduled to continue training and advising the Afghan military in 2017. Owing to the precarious...

News item | 05-10-2016 | 16:17

A look at the Defence news 19 – 25 September

Next year, the Dutch government will make an additional € 200 million available to the Ministry of Defence. The official...

News item | 28-09-2016 | 13:07

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