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Patrol ship sets sail for the Caribbean to take part in counter drugs operations

The ocean-going patrol vessel HNLMS Holland set sail for the Caribbean today. The navy ship, with a 50-strong crew, is...

News item | 03-08-2014 | 15:00

Government: no armed mission to Ukraine

The Dutch Government has decided not to send an armed mission to the Ukraine to secure the MH17 crash site. The Netherlands...

News item | 27-07-2014 | 18:00

High emotion as bodies of MH17 crash victims return home

38 coffins with the bodies of victims of the MH17 crash in Ukraine arrived at Eindhoven Air Base today. An Australian C-17 and...

News item | 26-07-2014 | 16:15

Entrance parade of International 4-Days' Marches a subdued affair

The 98th edition of the Nijmegen International 4-Days' Marches was concluded in a subdued atmosphere as a consequence of the...

News item | 18-07-2014 | 09:31

Defence organisation sells supply ship

The Netherlands Defence organisation has sold its supply ship HNLMS Amsterdam to Peru. The Amsterdam has supplied Dutch and...

News item | 16-07-2014 | 09:26

Defence organisation joins programme for more efficient use of outer space and space technology

The Netherlands has joined the American Responsive Space Capabilities (RSC) programme. The objective of this programme is to...

News item | 14-07-2014 | 09:22

Albert Hoeben, Knight in the Military Order of William, dies

Albert Hoeben (1920), Knight of the Military Order of William, died yesterday in Stramproy, Netherlands, at the age of 94. The...

News item | 11-07-2014 | 08:59

Speaker and parliamentary party leaders return from visit to Africa

This week, the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the leaders of political parties in the House of Representatives...

News item | 11-07-2014 | 08:00

Defence organisation takes NATO headquarters at Brunssum under its wing

As of September, the Netherlands Defence organisation will assume responsibility for the security of Joint Force Command (JFC)...

News item | 10-07-2014 | 13:00

War veteran gets his wings after 70 years

Almost 70 years ago, war veteran Jaap Smid (94) from Rotterdam lost his paratrooper wings emblem at the end of the Second World...

News item | 03-07-2014 | 17:30

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