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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

Defence News Summary 25-31 May

Coastguard aircraft of the Defence organisation to conduct surveillance over the Mediterranean Sea for the second time this...

News item | 03-06-2015 | 18:02

Defence News Summary 18-24 May

On Sunday 24 May, thousands of people attended the annual Memorial Day in Margraten, including over 100 family members of US...

News item | 27-05-2015 | 17:29

Defence News Summary 11-17 May

On Saturday 16 May, a Dutch service member was slightly injured as a result of a suicide attack against a patrol unit in Mali....

News item | 20-05-2015 | 14:53

Defence News Summary 6 - 10 May

Dutch Apache attack helicopters take to the air again after the helicopter crash in Mali in March. A summary of Defence news in...

News item | 13-05-2015 | 17:15

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

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