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A look at the Defence news 9 – 15 January

This week, Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert and Chief of Defence General Tom Middendorp visited Dutch special...

News item | 18-01-2017 | 17:34

A look at the Defence news 2 – 8 January

4 Dutch F-16 fighter aircraft will monitor the airspace of the Baltic states Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania until the end of...

News item | 11-01-2017 | 11:46

A look at the Defence news 12 – 18 December

The Netherlands Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert and her Japanese counterpart Tomomi Inada have expressed their...

News item | 20-12-2016 | 13:09

A look at the Defence news 5 – 11 December

9 servicemen and women were awarded for their bravery during combat operations in Afghanistan. Among them was a helicopter crew...

News item | 14-12-2016 | 14:19

A look at the Defence news 28 November – 4 December

The Netherlands and Belgium join forces to replace multi-purpose frigates and mine countermeasure vessels. The defence...

News item | 08-12-2016 | 14:50

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

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