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A look at the Defence news of 9 – 15 November

Last week, the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) escorted a Russian flotilla through the Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). A...

News item | 18-11-2015 | 08:05

A look at the Defence news, 26 October - 1 November

HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën has achieved what seemed impossible. Tracking an enemy missile flying through space at a speed of...

News item | 04-11-2015 | 09:12

A look at the Defence news, 19 – 25 October

An impressive 36,000 military personnel from over 30 countries, 70 ships and 200 aircraft. Just some numbers from the largest...

News item | 28-10-2015 | 07:57

A look at the Defence news, 12 – 18 October

Dutch F-16s have now been operating for a year over Iraq to combat ISIS. During that period, 1,400 flights have been made and...

News item | 21-10-2015 | 12:40

A look at the Defence news, 5 – 11 October

In 2019, the Netherlands will again supply military personnel for the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force, NATO’s ‘flash...

News item | 14-10-2015 | 10:15

Defence News Summary 28 September – 4 October

The Netherlands has deployed a coastguard aircraft to Frontex operation Triton. A summary of Defence news in the week of 28...

News item | 07-10-2015 | 17:51

Defence News Summary 21 – 27 September

A Dutch team has arrived in Ukraine for the first transfer of human remains and personal items of MH17 victims found after 1...

News item | 30-09-2015 | 08:58

Defence News Summary 14 – 20 September

On 17 September, the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee carried out checks at the German-Dutch border crossing Babberich to combat...

News item | 23-09-2015 | 13:26

Defence News Summary 7 – 13 September

The Defence organisation will procure 14 new Chinook transport helicopters and modernise 6 helicopters currently in use. This...

News item | 16-09-2015 | 12:07

Cabinet continues to strengthen the armed forces

The armed forces will receive another EUR 220 million next year, increasing to EUR 345 million in 2020. This is the fourth time...

News item | 16-09-2015 | 10:12

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