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Defence News Summary 31 August – 6 September

On 4 September, the RNLN support ship HNLMS Pelikaan left from Curaçao to provide disaster relief on the Caribbean island of...

News item | 09-09-2015 | 14:48

Defence News Summary 24-30 August

During the past two weeks, Dutch F-35 and F-16 fighter pilots had a taste of the future of the Royal Netherlands Air Force at...

News item | 02-09-2015 | 16:01

Defence News Summary 17-23 August

“The Royal Netherlands Army Recovery and Identification Service is one of the key units in our organization, underlining what...

News item | 24-08-2015 | 15:11

Defence News Summary 10-16 August

Last Saturday a ceremony was held at the Indies Monument in The Hague to commemorate the capitulation of Japan on 15 August...

News item | 18-08-2015 | 13:45

Defence News Summary 3 – 9 August

The patrol vessel HNLMS Groningen left for the waters off Somalia on 9 August. The ocean-going patrol vessel is deployed under...

News item | 11-08-2015 | 13:42

Defence News Summary 27 July – 2 August

West African military personnel underwent a two-week training programme with the Royal Netherlands Army to prepare themselves...

News item | 05-08-2015 | 13:11

Defence News Summary 20 – 26 July

Chief of Defence General Tom Middendorp believes that NATO must arm itself against new challenges. Middendorp said this on the...

News item | 29-07-2015 | 15:00

Defence News Summary 13 – 19 July

Secretary-General Erik Akerboom recently made an address during the The European International Model United Nations (TEIMUN)...

News item | 22-07-2015 | 16:55

Defence News Summary 6-12 July

"Difficult and intense work which cannot fail to affect you." Chief of Defence General Tom Middendorp visited the experts who...

News item | 15-07-2015 | 14:33

Defence News Summary 29 June - 5 July

The Apache Air Display Team kicked off the air display season during the Royal Netherlands Navy Open Days in Den Helder on 3...

News item | 06-07-2015 | 14:44

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