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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

A look at the Defence news 12-18 September

In the Caribbean, HNLMS Groningen intercepted a fishing boat carrying 2,000 kg of cocaine. An American patrol aircraft spotted...

News item | 21-09-2016 | 08:30

A look at the Defence news 5 – 11 September

The Netherlands will continue its participation in the international fight against the ISIS terrorist network. The training...

News item | 13-09-2016 | 12:30

A look at the Defence news, 29 August – 4 September

Dutch marines have been protecting Dutch merchant navy vessels from pirates since 2011. For the first time, a number of these...

News item | 07-09-2016 | 12:16

A look at the Defence news 22-28 August (video)

Two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16s were on hand to welcome the Dutch Olympic medal winners on their return to the...

News item | 31-08-2016 | 15:38

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

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