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A look at the Defence news 21 December – 3 January

Dutch military personnel on missions around the world have celebrated the end of the year in their traditional manner: with New...

News item | 06-01-2016 | 12:04

A look at the Defence news 14 – 20 December

The Netherlands is extending its contribution to the European counter-piracy mission Atalanta until the end of 2016. A summary...

News item | 23-12-2015 | 13:03

A look at the Defence news 7 – 13 December

The Marine Corps took possession of the Coolsingel in Rotterdam on 12 December, when the Corps celebrated its 350th anniversary...

News item | 16-12-2015 | 08:42

A look at the Defence news 30 November – 6 December

Patrol vessel HNLMS Friesland has seized 1,350 kilos of cocaine in the Caribbean. A summary of the Defence news in the week of...

News item | 09-12-2015 | 12:35

A look at the Defence news 23 – 30 November

Team LottoNL-Jumbo cycling team and the Royal Netherlands Army are going to share their knowledge and experience. A summary of...

News item | 02-12-2015 | 12:06

A look at the Defence news, 16 – 22 November

The skills that Dutch trainers in Iraq are teaching the Peshmerga fighters are enhancing their military capability against ISIS...

News item | 25-11-2015 | 12:31

A look at the Defence news of 9 – 15 November

Last week, the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) escorted a Russian flotilla through the Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). A...

News item | 18-11-2015 | 08:05

A look at the Defence news, 26 October - 1 November

HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën has achieved what seemed impossible. Tracking an enemy missile flying through space at a speed of...

News item | 04-11-2015 | 09:12

A look at the Defence news, 19 – 25 October

An impressive 36,000 military personnel from over 30 countries, 70 ships and 200 aircraft. Just some numbers from the largest...

News item | 28-10-2015 | 07:57

A look at the Defence news, 12 – 18 October

Dutch F-16s have now been operating for a year over Iraq to combat ISIS. During that period, 1,400 flights have been made and...

News item | 21-10-2015 | 12:40

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