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Weblog Chief of Defence about the Marches in Nijmegen

Over the years, the International Four Days Marches in Nijmegen have grown into an international event. This year there are...

News item | 20-07-2016 | 14:50

A look at the Defence news 11 – 17 July

The bodies of the two servicemen killed in Mali on Wednesday 6 July, Sergeant Henry Hoving (29) and Corporal Kevin Roggeveld...

News item | 20-07-2016 | 11:05

A look at the Defence news 4 – 10July

Two Dutch army personnel have been killed during a firing exercise in Mali on 6 July. A summary of Defence news in the week of...

News item | 13-07-2016 | 11:57

2 Dutch military personnel killed in Mali

2 Dutch army personnel have been killed during a firing exercise with mortars in Mali. They are 29-year-old sergeant Henry...

News item | 06-07-2016 | 20:15

A look at the Defence news 27 June – 3 July

On 3 July, the final day of its latest mission, the multipurpose frigate HNLMS Van Amstel put 291 migrants ashore in the...

News item | 06-07-2016 | 13:20

A look at the Defence news 20 - 26 June

Defence Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert put the Dutchbat veterans in the limelight in a moving speech during the 12th Dutch...

News item | 29-06-2016 | 08:04

A look at the Defence news 13 – 19 June

What requirements must the possible new submarines meet? This information was made public by Minister of Defence Jeanine...

News item | 22-06-2016 | 16:44

A look at the Defence news 6 - 12 June (video)

The Netherlands Air Force Open Days at Leeuwarden Air Base on 10 and 11 June drew 280,000 visitors. A summary of Defence news...

News item | 15-06-2016 | 12:05

A look at the Defence news 30 May – 5 June

The Marine Corps and the expeditionary Belgian Light Brigade are set to further strengthen their long-standing relations. A...

News item | 08-06-2016 | 12:11

A look at the Defence news 23 – 29 May

Last week, the Royal Netherlands Air Force’s first two F-35 fighter aircraft arrived on Dutch soil, with the honour falling to...

News item | 01-06-2016 | 11:42

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