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A look at the Defence news 23 May – 28 May

From November of this year, Defence will receive a total of 1266 new handheld thermal imaging systems to determine the...

News item | 30-05-2018 | 16:11

A look at the Defence news 16 - 22 May

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops during 10 missions in eastern Syria. Force was used in 2 of these missions. (This was...

News item | 23-05-2018 | 14:29

A look at the Defence news 8 – 15 May

The Ministry of Defence is preparing to replace the personal combat kit of its military personnel. The main reason behind this...

News item | 16-05-2018 | 15:31

A look at the Defence news 1 - 7 May

The Royal Netherlands Army will be introducing new CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) reconnaissance...

News item | 09-05-2018 | 14:38

A look at the Defence news 23 – 30 April

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops in Iraq and eastern Syria in 9 missions. In one case, weapons were deployed against ISIS....

News item | 02-05-2018 | 15:31

A look at the Defence news 16 – 22 April

Two Defence speeches have won the American Cicero Speechwriting Award. They are former minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert’s...

News item | 25-04-2018 | 10:45

A look at the Defence news 9 – 15 April

Almost 70 jet fighters are participating in Frisian Flag, which started this week. During this major annual exercise hosted by...

News item | 18-04-2018 | 12:24

A look at the Defence news 3 – 8 April

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops in Iraq and eastern Syria in 8 missions. No weapons were deployed against the ISIS...

News item | 11-04-2018 | 11:43

A look at the Defence news 27 March – 2 April

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops with an attack on an ISIS logistics depot. That happened in the Syrian province of Hasakeh....

News item | 04-04-2018 | 11:06

A look at the Defence news 20 – 26 March

Support for the Netherlands’ initiative for increased military mobility within the EU and NATO was State Secretary Barbara...

News item | 28-03-2018 | 15:19

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