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A look at the Defence news 9 - 15 May

The international disaster relief exercise Tradewinds 2022 has started in Cozumel, Mexico. Twenty countries are taking part in ...

News item | 19-05-2022 | 08:51

Minister visits Patriot units in Slovakia: “These are also our borders”

Today, Netherlands Minister of Defence Kajsa Ollongren, together with her German counterpart Christine Lambrecht, visited Patriot ...

News item | 06-05-2022 | 16:55

Netherlands to send forensic investigation team to Ukraine

The Netherlands will send a forensic investigation team to Ukraine. The team will gather evidence that can be used for ...

News item | 29-04-2022 | 18:04

DISS: Russian threat puts security of Europe and the Netherlands at risk

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is having terrible effects on the Ukrainian people and has drastically affected the security ...

News item | 28-04-2022 | 12:06

Netherlands to send self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine

The Netherlands defence organisation will send a limited number of self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine. The 155 mm gun mounted on ...

News item | 26-04-2022 | 22:20

A look at the Defence news 18 – 24 April

A milestone in the history of the Netherlands armed forces: the NLD MQ-9 Reaper has flown its first training flight. This took ...

News item | 26-04-2022 | 16:50

Patriot unit ready to fire in Slovakia

The Patriot air defence system in central Slovakia is operational. The unit manning the system is therefore ready to protect ...

News item | 22-04-2022 | 14:27

A look at the Defence news 11 – 18 April

The third and last column of the Patriot fire unit that left for Slovakia on 14 April arrived at its destination on 17 April. The ...

News item | 21-04-2022 | 09:37

Army personnel to Romania for NATO

The Netherlands will contribute approximately 200 military personnel to a NATO battle group in Romania. The expectation is that ...

News item | 20-04-2022 | 11:29

Netherlands to supply heavy equipment to Ukraine

Minister of Defence Kajsa Ollongren yesterday informed the House of Representatives in writing that the Netherlands will supply ...

News item | 19-04-2022 | 15:30