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A look at the Defence news 20 – 27 November

Commodore Ludger Brummelaar has been appointed as the new Chief of the Military Household of His Majesty the King. He will...

News item | 29-11-2017 | 12:28

A look at the Defence news 13 – 19 November

HNLMS Makkum has discovered the wreck of a German First World War submarine 8.5 miles off the coast of Barfleur, Normandy. The...

News item | 22-11-2017 | 17:06

A look at the Defence news 6 – 12 November

The Netherlands will join a European hybrid warfare knowledge and expertise centre. Ank Bijleveld-Schouten informed her fellow...

News item | 15-11-2017 | 15:44

A look at the Defence news 30 October – 5 November

The Multinational Caribbean Coordination Cell has been disbanded. Over the past few weeks, the unit was responsible for...

News item | 08-11-2017 | 15:46

A look at the Defence news 23 October – 29 October

The Netherlands will be assisting in the relocation of the US 10th Combat Aviation Brigade until 20 November. The first US...

News item | 01-11-2017 | 16:11

A look at the Defence news 16 October – 22 October

The Terrier-Oriole, a medium-range ballistic missile, was racing through space at almost 15,000 kilometres an hour. The...

News item | 26-10-2017 | 11:29

A look at the Defence news, 9 – 15 October

The coalition partners of the VVD, CDA, D66 and the Christen Unie presented the coalition agreement entitled ‘Confidence in the...

News item | 18-10-2017 | 11:37

A look at the Defence news 3 – 8 October

France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have set up a temporary multinational coordination cell. The purpose of this...

News item | 11-10-2017 | 10:45

A look at the Defence news 26 September – 1 October

The Dutch Marine Corps and the German Navy Seebataillon unit have completed a 2-week joint training exercise in the Baltic Sea...

News item | 04-10-2017 | 13:00

Chief of Defence resigns

Chief of Defence General Tom Middendorp resigned from his post this evening. He followed the example of Minister of Defence...

News item | 03-10-2017 | 23:31

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