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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

A look at the Defence news 15–20 August

The Netherlands will store the spare parts for all F35 aircraft in Europe, as was announced by the US Department of Defense....

News item | 23-08-2017 | 08:41

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