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Military contribution to Sinai mission has come to an end

The Dutch contribution to the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) mission in Egypt has come to an end.

News item | 23-01-2015 | 15:10

Royal Netherlands Navy leads NATO flotilla for mine countermeasures

As of today, the Royal Netherlands Navy is at the head of one of the 2 permanent NATO flotillas for mine countermeasures. In...

News item | 22-01-2015 | 16:32

Dutch attack helicopters come to UN colleagues' aid

Dutch Apache attack helicopters deployed under the MINUSMA mission in Mali conducted a reconnaissance flight last night. During...

News item | 22-01-2015 | 15:10

17 Armoured Infantry Battalion to switch from 'heavy' to 'light'

This year, 17 Armoured Infantry Battalion will be the first unit of 13 Light Brigade to be 'given wheels'. The tracked CV90s of...

News item | 21-01-2015 | 15:23

Dutch F-35s arrive in California

Two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35s flew from Eglin Air Force Base in Florida to Edwards Air Force Base in California last...

News item | 17-01-2015 | 20:57

German-Netherlands Corps heads NATO Response Force

From yesterday, the Headquarters of 1 (German-Netherlands) Corps is acting as the headquarters of the ground component of the...

News item | 15-01-2015 | 15:06

Director of F-35 programme: ‘Price of F-35 to fall’

“We are making solid and stable progress on all fronts, although there are also challenges to be met and risks to be mitigated...

News item | 15-01-2015 | 15:02

Professor of Cyber Operations strengthens Defence organisation

Colonel (Dr.) Paul Ducheine is to be appointed Professor of Cyber Operations on Monday 2 February. The new professor is...

News item | 15-01-2015 | 09:52

Traditional start to the New Year in mission areas

10, 9, 8… military personnel in mission areas, whether off the coast of Sierra Leone or on the dusty plains of Mali, also...

News item | 08-01-2015 | 09:04

Defence discontinues use of yellow search-and-rescue helicopters

As of 1 January 2015, the Defence organisation has taken its characteristic yellow AB-412 search-and-rescue helicopters out of...

News item | 08-01-2015 | 09:01

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