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A look at the Defence news 16 – 22 April

Two Defence speeches have won the American Cicero Speechwriting Award. They are former minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert’s...

News item | 25-04-2018 | 10:45

A look at the Defence news 9 – 15 April

Almost 70 jet fighters are participating in Frisian Flag, which started this week. During this major annual exercise hosted by...

News item | 18-04-2018 | 12:24

A look at the Defence news 3 – 8 April

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops in Iraq and eastern Syria in 8 missions. No weapons were deployed against the ISIS...

News item | 11-04-2018 | 11:43

A look at the Defence news 27 March – 2 April

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops with an attack on an ISIS logistics depot. That happened in the Syrian province of Hasakeh....

News item | 04-04-2018 | 11:06

A look at the Defence news 20 – 26 March

Support for the Netherlands’ initiative for increased military mobility within the EU and NATO was State Secretary Barbara...

News item | 28-03-2018 | 15:19

Defence White Paper focusing on a robust, agile military force

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence can once again have confidence in the future. After years of budget cuts, the Defence...

News item | 26-03-2018 | 15:20

A look at the Defence news 13 – 19 March

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops in Iraq and eastern Syria this week. Weapons were deployed on 2 of the 10 missions against...

News item | 21-03-2018 | 12:21

A look at the Defence news 5 – 12 March

Experts from the Royal Netherlands Army Recovery and Identification Service have travelled to Indonesia to advise during the...

News item | 14-03-2018 | 12:17

A look at the Defence news 26 February - 4 March

Military transport in Europe needs to be easier and quicker. Achieving this will require less bureaucracy, and may also require...

News item | 07-03-2018 | 16:34

A look at the Defence news 19 - 25 February

Today, the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) escorted 3 Russian warships through the North Sea: the Feodor Golovin, which is a...

News item | 28-02-2018 | 14:14

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