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A look at the Defence news 31 May - 5 June

"Brunssum has made a remarkable contribution to the lives of us all. I am convinced it will continue to do so in the future."...

News item | 07-06-2017 | 14:55

A look at the Defence news 22 – 29 May

Sixteen fighter pilots are currently taking part in Fighter Weapons Instructor Training (FWIT), which is being given at...

News item | 31-05-2017 | 15:34

A look at the Defence news 17-21 May

All that is missing is the sand and the burning sun on your face. Apart from that, it is as if you really are walking down the...

News item | 24-05-2017 | 09:44

A look at the Defence news 8 - 15 May

The Movement Coordination Centre Europe (MCCE) has celebrated its 10 year anniversary. The centre coordinates the strategic...

News item | 17-05-2017 | 13:53

A look at the Defence news 1 – 7 May

F-16s back after 10 interceptions In a period of 4 months, Dutch F-16s intercepted 10 Russian aircraft in airspace controlled...

News item | 10-05-2017 | 17:32

A look at the Defence news 26 – 30 April

On 27 April, EU ministers of defence met in Malta to discuss issues such as the positioning of the EU as a reliable security...

News item | 03-05-2017 | 14:36

A look at the Defence news 18 – 25 April

On 18 April, the Royal Netherlands Navy reported that HNLMS Van Amstel had intercepted 2 transports of cocaine in the Caribbean...

News item | 26-04-2017 | 13:47

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

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