The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee safeguards the security of the State, both in the Netherlands and further afield. It is deployed globally at locations of strategic importance: from royal palaces to the external borders of Europe, and from airports in the Netherlands to theatres of war and crisis areas all over the world. The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee is deployable for security in any situation at home and abroad, especially when the going gets tough.
A look at the Defence news 31 May - 5 June
07-06-2017 | 14:55
"Brunssum has made a remarkable contribution to the lives of us all. I am convinced it will continue to do so in the future."...
A look at the Defence news 5 – 11 December
14-12-2016 | 14:19
9 servicemen and women were awarded for their bravery during combat operations in Afghanistan. Among them was a helicopter crew...
A look at the Defence news 7 – 13 November
16-11-2016 | 15:13
Fokker and Aeronamic have been awarded maintenance contracts for the European F-35 fleet in the upcoming years. This was...
A look at the Defence news 31 October – 6 November
09-11-2016 | 17:29
This week, Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert paid a visit to the Royal Netherlands Navy vessel HNLMS Rotterdam to see for...
A look at the Defence news 19 – 25 September
28-09-2016 | 13:07
Next year, the Dutch government will make an additional € 200 million available to the Ministry of Defence. The official...
A look at the Defence news 12-18 September
21-09-2016 | 08:30
In the Caribbean, HNLMS Groningen intercepted a fishing boat carrying 2,000 kg of cocaine. An American patrol aircraft spotted...