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Dutch personnel arrive in the Bahamas

Approximately 550 Dutch military personnel have arrived in the Bahamas. They have been tasked with providing disaster relief to ...

News item | 11-09-2019 | 22:15

A look at the Defence news 2 – 9 September

The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee has a new commander. Lieutenant General Hans Leijtens has taken over command from Lieutenant ...

News item | 11-09-2019 | 15:15

Extra military personnel to Caribbean for disaster relief

The Netherlands is sending additional military personnel to the Caribbean to bolster disaster relief for the Bahamas. On Saturday ...

News item | 09-09-2019 | 14:55

Navy ships head for the Bahamas to provide disaster relief after hurricane Dorian

The Netherlands will provide the Bahamas with disaster relief following the widespread havoc wreaked by hurricane Dorian. The ...

News item | 06-09-2019 | 15:02

A look at the Defence news 26 August - 1 September

The Boxer multi-role armoured vehicles have returned to service in Lithuania. In the recent past, some of these vehicles ...

News item | 04-09-2019 | 12:04

A look at the Defence news 19 – 25 August

A convoy transporting Dutch materiel used during MINUSMA was attacked near Boni, Mali. The convoy was on its way from Gao to ...

News item | 28-08-2019 | 13:48

A look at the Defence news 11 – 18 August

The end of the Second World War in the Kingdom of the Netherlands was commemorated at the Indisch Monument, the Dutch East Indies ...

News item | 21-08-2019 | 14:51

A look at the Defence news 30 July – 4 August

On 30 July, the Royal Netherlands Navy ship HNLMS Groningen intercepted 470 kilos of cocaine north of Aruba.

News item | 07-08-2019 | 15:58

A look at the Defence news 23 – 29 July

Last week, the Royal Netherlands Navy rescued two fishermen in the Caribbean. They had been drifting at sea for 18 days.

News item | 01-08-2019 | 09:03

A look at the Defence new 15 – 22 July

The United States has requested the Netherlands for assistance in safeguarding free and safe passage through the Strait of Hormuz ...

News item | 25-07-2019 | 08:15