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A look at the Defence news, 15-21 August

On Sunday afternoon, the air defence and command frigate HNLMS De Ruyter and its 180-strong crew left Den Helder bound for the...

News item | 24-08-2016 | 12:09

A look at the Defence news 8-14 August

What do you do after a flood? How do you paint a fictitious yet realistic picture of an event for an exercise scenario? These...

News item | 17-08-2016 | 09:37

A look at the Defence news, 1-8 August

HNLMS Tromp will command Atalanta, the international European counter-piracy operation. On 6 August, Commander René Luyckx took...

News item | 10-08-2016 | 13:21

A look at the Defence news, 25-31 july

Last weekend, a team of Dutch, German and Belgian military personnel took part in a spinning marathon in Mali and raised 1,560...

News item | 03-08-2016 | 09:13

Netherlands and Luxembourg buy tanker aircraft together

The Netherlands is ready to purchase 2 Airbus tanker/transport aircraft with Luxembourg.  The aircraft will be NATO property...

News item | 28-07-2016 | 14:00

A look at the Defence news, 18-24 July

Funeral ceremonies were held for Corporal Kevin Roggeveld and Sergeant Henry Hoving on 20 and 21 July. The two soldiers from 11...

News item | 27-07-2016 | 08:58

Weblog Chief of Defence about the Marches in Nijmegen

Over the years, the International Four Days Marches in Nijmegen have grown into an international event. This year there are...

News item | 20-07-2016 | 14:50

A look at the Defence news 11 – 17 July

The bodies of the two servicemen killed in Mali on Wednesday 6 July, Sergeant Henry Hoving (29) and Corporal Kevin Roggeveld...

News item | 20-07-2016 | 11:05

A look at the Defence news 4 – 10July

Two Dutch army personnel have been killed during a firing exercise in Mali on 6 July. A summary of Defence news in the week of...

News item | 13-07-2016 | 11:57

2 Dutch military personnel killed in Mali

2 Dutch army personnel have been killed during a firing exercise with mortars in Mali. They are 29-year-old sergeant Henry...

News item | 06-07-2016 | 20:15

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