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A look at the Defence news, 9 – 15 October

The coalition partners of the VVD, CDA, D66 and the Christen Unie presented the coalition agreement entitled ‘Confidence in the...

News item | 18-10-2017 | 11:37

A look at the Defence news 3 – 8 October

France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have set up a temporary multinational coordination cell. The purpose of this...

News item | 11-10-2017 | 10:45

A look at the Defence news 26 September – 1 October

The Dutch Marine Corps and the German Navy Seebataillon unit have completed a 2-week joint training exercise in the Baltic Sea...

News item | 04-10-2017 | 13:00

Chief of Defence resigns

Chief of Defence General Tom Middendorp resigned from his post this evening. He followed the example of Minister of Defence...

News item | 03-10-2017 | 23:31

Minister Hennis resigns

Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert has tendered her resignation. She announced her decision at the end of the debate prompted...

News item | 03-10-2017 | 23:30

A look at the Defence news 18 – 25 September

The patrol vessel HNLMS Zeeland is providing disaster relief to Dominica. This island, like Sint Maarten, is one of the...

News item | 27-09-2017 | 15:21

A look at the Defence news 11 – 17 September

Next year, Netherlands military personnel will again be actively involved in the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, the...

News item | 20-09-2017 | 14:13

A lookt at the Defence news 4 - 10 September

Two crew members of Vickers Wellington M. 1C R1322 of Poland’s Second World War 305 Squadron were buried with military honours...

News item | 13-09-2017 | 11:07

A look at the Defence news 29 August – 3 September

The threat is relevant, yet air defence is an expensive capability that is in very short supply. Netherlands Chief of Defence...

News item | 06-09-2017 | 10:48

A look at the Defence news 21 – 28 August

Brigadier General Jeff Mac Mootry is the new commander of the Marine Corps. He has taken over from Brigadier General Frank van...

News item | 31-08-2017 | 11:08

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