A look at the Defence news 18 – 25 February

In a letter to the House of Representatives, Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld-Schouten reported that the Defence Intelligence and Security Service expects the threat level to European security to increase significantly in the coming years. The DISS thinks that this will have an impact on Dutch security and defence interests.  

Dutch F-16s’ battle with ISIS on National Geographic channel

The life and work of Dutch air force personnel deployed to the Air Task Force Middle East in Jordan is the subject of 'Missie F-16: onze strijd tegen terrorisme'  [Mission F-16: our fight against terrorism], a 4-part television series currently being broadcast on the National Geographic channel in the Netherlands. The first episode was shown on Sunday 24 February at 21:00. The three remaining episodes will also be shown on Sunday evenings at the same time.