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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

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

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