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A look at the Defence news 28 January – 3 February

Ocean-going patrol vessel HNLMS Zeeland intercepted a transport of over 2,000 kilos of drugs in the Caribbean Sea during a ...

News item | 06-02-2019 | 17:08

A look at the Defence news 21 – 27 January

Dutch military personnel came to the rescue after an attack on UN soldiers north of Kidal in Mali. They evacuated wounded ...

News item | 30-01-2019 | 16:44

A look at the Defence news 14 – 21 January

During a conference on UN peace operations that took place in The Hague, Netherlands Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld-Schouten ...

News item | 23-01-2019 | 15:36

A look at the Defence news 8 – 13 January

The 1 German-Netherlands Corps in Münster is currently the Land Component Command for the NATO Response Force (NRF). The Very ...

News item | 16-01-2019 | 16:09

A look at the Defence news 19 December – 7 January

In 2019, the Netherlands will continue its contribution to a stable Iraq. This was the most important message from the ...

News item | 09-01-2019 | 16:59

A look at the Defence news 12 – 18 December

This was reported in the weekly review of Defence operations (12  – 18 December).

News item | 19-12-2018 | 16:07

Netherlands government approves NATO national plan

The Netherlands government has today approved the national plan on the NATO Defence Investment Pledge. This plan includes the ...

News item | 14-12-2018 | 14:08

A look at the Defence news 3 – 10 December

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops in the fight against ISIS, taking part in nine missions and using force in seven of these. ...

News item | 12-12-2018 | 15:17

New at Defence: Netherlands Special Operations Command (video)

Special Operations Forces (SOF) are becoming increasingly important, yet at a national level this capability was until recently ...

News item | 07-12-2018 | 13:45

A look at the Defence news 27 November – 2 December

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops during 9 missions in the fight against ISIS, in 3 of which force was used. The aircraft came ...

News item | 05-12-2018 | 16:00