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A look at the Defence news 10 – 17 April

On 13 April, the last of the 3 Royal Netherlands Air Force Chinook transport helicopters returned to the Netherlands from Mali....

News item | 19-04-2017 | 13:16

A look at the Defence news 3 – 9 April

In order to tackle future challenges, the armed forces need to cooperate with new partners. The question of how this...

News item | 12-04-2017 | 12:35

A look at the Defence news 27 March - 2 April

Thirty-two navy ships, five submarines, ten helicopters, 60 aircraft and 7,600 soldiers are taking part in Joint Warrior, a...

News item | 05-04-2017 | 16:07

A look at the Defence news 20 – 26 March

The main body of Dutch troops deployed as part of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) in Lithuania left the Netherlands last...

News item | 30-03-2017 | 09:31

A look at the Defence news 13 – 19 March

Last week, the Marine Corps took part in a training deployment of the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF). Also known...

News item | 22-03-2017 | 11:42

A look at the Defence news 6 – 12 March

Last week, Belgian F-16s responsible for the surveillance of the airspace of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg...

News item | 15-03-2017 | 13:46

A look at the Defence news 27 February – 5 March

Over the coming 4 months, HNLMS Van Amstel will act as the Royal Netherlands Navy guard ship in the Caribbean. The multipurpose...

News item | 08-03-2017 | 15:06

A look at the Defence news 20 February – 26 February

Last week, Dutch military personnel were in Uganda to give training courses to the Ugandan Battle Group. They provided courses...

News item | 01-03-2017 | 16:30

A look at the Defence news 13 February – 19 February

Dutch fighter aircraft now have permission to enter French airspace if they are escorting a civilian aircraft that could pose a...

News item | 22-02-2017 | 15:41

A look at the Defence news 6 February – 12 February

‘From partnerships to ecosystems: combining our efforts for a more secure world’. This was the theme of the Future Force...

News item | 15-02-2017 | 14:20

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