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A look at the Defence news 28 June – 4 July

Over the past 2 weeks, 2 C-17 transport aircraft of the international Heavy Airlift Wing have been flying back and forth between ...

News item | 08-07-2021 | 15:36

First Dutch military nanosatellite launched successfully

The first Dutch military satellite was successfully launched. BRIK II, a nanosatellite, was placed into orbit around the Earth by ...

News item | 02-07-2021 | 12:11

A look at the Defence news 21 - 27 June

This week, a ceremonial flag handover marked the end of Dutch operations in Afghanistan. Minister of Defence Ank ...

News item | 30-06-2021 | 15:35

A look at the Defence news 14 - 20 June

At the NATO headquarters in Brussels, heads of state and government discussed how to keep the alliance future-proof. In his first ...

News item | 23-06-2021 | 16:58

A look at the Defence news 7 – 13 June

Soldiers from 13 Light Brigade were given the opportunity to update King Willem-Alexander on their operations in complex ...

News item | 16-06-2021 | 14:04

A look at the Defence news 31 May – 6 June

A cargo aircraft carrying 2 military oxygen containers left Eindhoven Air Base for Suriname. The containers can be used to make ...

News item | 09-06-2021 | 15:50

A look at the Defence news 24 - 30 May

The Ministry of Defence has started excavating a British aircraft in Nieuwe Niedorp in the province of North Holland. The Vickers ...

News item | 02-06-2021 | 17:12

A look at the Defence news 17 – 23 May

The Caribbean Coastguard intercepted almost 50% fewer drugs in 2020 compared to the previous year. Significantly fewer illegal ...

News item | 26-05-2021 | 17:44

A look at the Defence news 10–16 May

A Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10 has delivered medical supplies to India. The items, supplied by Luxembourg, are urgently ...

News item | 19-05-2021 | 14:38

Kenneth George Mayhew, oldest Knight of the Military Order of William, has died

Kenneth George Mayhew, the oldest Knight of the Military Order of William, passed away yesterday in Norfolk, England. The Briton ...

News item | 14-05-2021 | 21:18