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A look at the Defence news 5 – 11 November

Dutch F-16 aircraft supported ground troops in Iraq and eastern Syria. Weapons were deployed on four of the nine missions against ...

News item | 14-11-2018 | 16:06

A look at the Defence news 29 October – 4 November

Last week, State Secretary Barbara Visser discussed the possibilities of cooperation with Italy at Amendola Air Base in Italy ...

News item | 07-11-2018 | 15:30

A look at the Defence news, 22 – 28 October

“We’ll see you in the Netherlands in 2020!” With those words, the British prince Harry closed the 4th edition of the Invictus ...

News item | 31-10-2018 | 12:01

A look at the Defence news, 15 – 21 October

Earlier this week, the fuel systems of 2 Dutch F-35s were checked. The system of 1 aircraft was found to be not functioning ...

News item | 25-10-2018 | 12:04

A look at the Defence news 8 – 14 October

A Dutch F-35 has tested its rapid fire cannon for the first time. The test took place at the firing range of Edwards Air Force ...

News item | 17-10-2018 | 10:28

A look at the Defence news, 1 – 7 October

Last week, a 29-year-old American passenger became aggressive during a night flight from Abu Dabi to Amsterdam. The plane was ...

News item | 10-10-2018 | 15:38

Netherlands Defence Intelligence and Security Service disrupts Russian cyber operation targeting OPCW

On 13 April 2018, with support from the Netherlands General Intelligence and Security Service and UK counterparts, the ...

News item | 04-10-2018 | 12:53

A look at the defence news 25 – 30 September

The Royal Netherlands Air Force and US Strategic Command are to exchange space situational awareness (SSA) data or, in layman’s ...

News item | 03-10-2018 | 15:41

A look at the Defence news 17 – 23 September

With 1,500 servicemen and servicewomen performing ceremonial tasks, the Defence organisation once again provided support on a ...

News item | 26-09-2018 | 15:00

A look at the Defence news 11 – 18 September

During the coming weeks, 11 navy units from various NATO partners will be clearing sea lanes and parts of the North Sea seabed of ...

News item | 19-09-2018 | 16:30