A look at the Defence news 4–10 December

The Royal Netherlands Air Force’s KDC-10 tanker aircraft used to refuel coalition partners in the fight against ISIS is back in the Netherlands. Kuwait was the home base for the aircraft and maintenance detachment during the mission.

Minister and CHOD visit Dutch troops in Lithuania

Dutch military personnel in Lithuania were paid an unexpected visit by Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld-Schouten and Chief of Defence Admiral Rob Bauer. They met the troops during their training in, for example, fighting in built-up areas.

Airmobile brigade celebrates silver jubilee

11 Airmobile Brigade is celebrating its 25-year anniversary. Over quarter of a century, some 11,000 men and women have obtained the coveted red beret, the internationally recognised symbol of paratroopers and airborne forces.