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Defence News Summary 3 – 9 August

The patrol vessel HNLMS Groningen left for the waters off Somalia on 9 August. The ocean-going patrol vessel is deployed under...

News item | 11-08-2015 | 13:42

Defence News Summary 27 July – 2 August

West African military personnel underwent a two-week training programme with the Royal Netherlands Army to prepare themselves...

News item | 05-08-2015 | 13:11

Defence News Summary 20 – 26 July

Chief of Defence General Tom Middendorp believes that NATO must arm itself against new challenges. Middendorp said this on the...

News item | 29-07-2015 | 15:00

Defence News Summary 13 – 19 July

Secretary-General Erik Akerboom recently made an address during the The European International Model United Nations (TEIMUN)...

News item | 22-07-2015 | 16:55

Defence News Summary 6-12 July

"Difficult and intense work which cannot fail to affect you." Chief of Defence General Tom Middendorp visited the experts who...

News item | 15-07-2015 | 14:33

Defence News Summary 29 June - 5 July

The Apache Air Display Team kicked off the air display season during the Royal Netherlands Navy Open Days in Den Helder on 3...

News item | 06-07-2015 | 14:44

Defence News Summary 22-28 June

"How can we have a European Defence Union when we still don't have a joint foreign policy?" Dutch Minister of Defence Jeanine...

News item | 01-07-2015 | 15:36

Defence News Summary 15-21 June

Dutch military participation in the fight against IS and the UN mission to Mali, MINUSMA, is to be extended by a year. A...

News item | 24-06-2015 | 11:01

Defence News Summary 8-14 June

Last week, the combat units of NATO's Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) arrived in western Poland to participate in...

News item | 17-06-2015 | 13:48

Defence News Summary 1-7 June

"When it comes to mine countermeasures and developing submarines, hardly any European country can afford to do it alone. Yet...

News item | 10-06-2015 | 13:41

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