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A look at the Defence news 8 – 14 February

The Netherlands is expanding capability for guarding the European borders. This will be achieved by the creation of additional...

News item | 17-02-2016 | 09:51

A look at the Defence news 1 – 7 February

Defence cooperation, the EU missions and a new European security strategy. Those were the topics discussed by the EU ministers...

News item | 10-02-2016 | 09:25

A look at the Defence news 25 – 31 January

The Netherlands has decided to also combat ISIS in east Syria with targeted air strikes. In addition, the government will...

News item | 02-02-2016 | 14:18

A look at the Defence news 18 – 24 January

Its involvement in the mission in the Middle East and other operations means the Dutch F-16 demonstration team will not be...

News item | 27-01-2016 | 08:00

A look at the Defence news 11-17 January

From the beginning of next month, personnel from the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee, the Royal Netherlands Navy and other parts...

News item | 20-01-2016 | 11:17

A look at the Defence news 4 – 10 January

“ISIS has launched an attack on our way of life.” Those were the words of Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher last weekend...

News item | 13-01-2016 | 10:05

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

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