A look at the Defence news 24 - 30 January

The protection of the airspace of the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg is once again in Dutch hands.

Enlarge image 2 F-16’s vliegen naast elkaar.
F-16s at Volkel are on stand-by to protect Benelux airspace.

Volkel Air Base took over the Quick Reaction Alert task from a Belgian air base on 27 January. The task will be handed back to our southern neighbours on 13 May.