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Defence News Summary 28 April – 5 May

This week marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands. On 4 May, the National Remembrance Ceremony for the...

News item | 06-05-2015 | 16:11

Defence News Summary 20-27 April

On 26 April, a KDC-10 transport aircraft of the Royal Netherland Air Force departed for Nepal carrying aboard a Dutch expert...

News item | 30-04-2015 | 11:36

Defence News Summary 13-19 April

Netherlands participates in new European Union Military Advisory Mission in the Central African Republic (EUMAM CAR). A summary...

News item | 22-04-2015 | 15:23

Defence News Summary 6-12 April

Dutch military personnel from NATO’s spearhead force ably demonstrated that they can be ready for departure to conflict areas...

News item | 14-04-2015 | 13:18

Defence News Summary 30 March – 5 April

Major Mirjam Grandia earns degree with 'Deadly embrace? The decision paths to Uruzgan and Helmand'. A summary of Defence news...

News item | 08-04-2015 | 15:43

Defence News Summary 23-29 March (video)

F-15 Eagles from the 125th Fighter Wing of the US Air National Guard are to be guests at Leeuwarden Air Base for a number of...

News item | 01-04-2015 | 08:51

Defence News Summary

A 12-man Dutch team made up of Ministry of Defence and police officials arrived in Ukraine on 20 March. A summary of Defence...

News item | 25-03-2015 | 17:22

2 Apache pilots killed in Mali

Yesterday, a Royal Netherlands Air Force Apache helicopter crashed during a firing exercise in Mali. Captain René Zeetsen (30)...

News item | 18-03-2015 | 16:45

Defence News Summary

On 10 March, the first group of Peshmerga were awarded their infantry diplomas in Iraq. A summary of Defence news in the week...

News item | 18-03-2015 | 15:06

Eindhoven Air Base is hub in international airlift to Mali

International cooperation in the area of heavy airlift has taken on a new dimension. Today, a C-17 transport aircraft bound for...

News item | 07-03-2015 | 14:16

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