The United Nations are committed to helping restore security and stability in Mali. Their instrument for this is the Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (Minusma). As of April 2014, the Netherlands is making a major contribution to this mission.
A look at the Defence news 25 – 31 July
02-08-2017 | 09:04
In Mali, Dutch military personnel secured the site north of Gao where a Tiger helicopter crashed on 26 July. The 2 German...
A look at the Defence news 10 – 17 April
19-04-2017 | 13:16
On 13 April, the last of the 3 Royal Netherlands Air Force Chinook transport helicopters returned to the Netherlands from Mali....
A look at the Defence news 27 March - 2 April
05-04-2017 | 16:07
Thirty-two navy ships, five submarines, ten helicopters, 60 aircraft and 7,600 soldiers are taking part in Joint Warrior, a...
A look at the Defence news 27 February – 5 March
08-03-2017 | 15:06
Over the coming 4 months, HNLMS Van Amstel will act as the Royal Netherlands Navy guard ship in the Caribbean. The multipurpose...
A look at the Defence news 6 February – 12 February
15-02-2017 | 14:20
‘From partnerships to ecosystems: combining our efforts for a more secure world’. This was the theme of the Future Force...
A look at the Defence news 21 – 27 November
30-11-2016 | 14:02
The technical failure of an operating system component was the cause of the helicopter crash that killed Captain René Zeetsen...