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A look at the Defence news 8 - 15 May

The Movement Coordination Centre Europe (MCCE) has celebrated its 10 year anniversary. The centre coordinates the strategic ...

News item | 17-05-2017 | 13:53

A look at the Defence news 1 – 7 May

F-16s back after 10 interceptions In a period of 4 months, Dutch F-16s intercepted 10 Russian aircraft in airspace controlled by ...

News item | 10-05-2017 | 17:32

A look at the Defence news 26 – 30 April

On 27 April, EU ministers of defence met in Malta to discuss issues such as the positioning of the EU as a reliable security ...

News item | 03-05-2017 | 14:36

A look at the Defence news 18 – 25 April

On 18 April, the Royal Netherlands Navy reported that HNLMS Van Amstel had intercepted 2 transports of cocaine in the Caribbean ...

News item | 26-04-2017 | 13:47

A look at the Defence news 10 – 17 April

On 13 April, the last of the 3 Royal Netherlands Air Force Chinook transport helicopters returned to the Netherlands from Mali. ...

News item | 19-04-2017 | 13:16

A look at the Defence news 3 – 9 April

In order to tackle future challenges, the armed forces need to cooperate with new partners. The question of how this cooperation ...

News item | 12-04-2017 | 12:35

A look at the Defence news 27 March - 2 April

Thirty-two navy ships, five submarines, ten helicopters, 60 aircraft and 7,600 soldiers are taking part in Joint Warrior, a major ...

News item | 05-04-2017 | 16:07

A look at the Defence news 20 – 26 March

The main body of Dutch troops deployed as part of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) in Lithuania left the Netherlands last ...

News item | 30-03-2017 | 09:31

A look at the Defence news 13 – 19 March

Last week, the Marine Corps took part in a training deployment of the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF). Also known as ...

News item | 22-03-2017 | 11:42

A look at the Defence news 6 – 12 March

Last week, Belgian F-16s responsible for the surveillance of the airspace of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg intercepted ...

News item | 15-03-2017 | 13:46