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A look at the Defence news 16 – 22 August

Both Chinooks, which are in Albania because of the many fires, will stay there longer. Initially, Defence had promised help until ...

News item | 25-08-2021 | 12:10

A look at the Defence news 9 - 15 August

Working alongside Netherlands Coast Guard units, naval vessel HNLMS Holland has seized 1,325 kilos of drugs. Smugglers were ...

News item | 18-08-2021 | 09:00

A look at the Defence news 2 – 8 August

The UK Carrier Strike Group, of which HNLMS Evertsen is a part, this week sailed the Philippine Sea. After having been at sea for ...

News item | 11-08-2021 | 12:47

A look at the Defence news 26 July – 1 August

The Netherlands armed forces has deployed tanks abroad for the first time in 20 years. The Dutch Leopard 2A6 battle tanks have ...

News item | 04-08-2021 | 14:39

A look at the Defence news 19 - 25 July

Thirty nine military personnel of the Company in the West in Curaçao have tested positive for COVID-19. They are now in isolation ...

News item | 28-07-2021 | 11:35

A look at the Defence news 12 - 18 July

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News item | 21-07-2021 | 10:43

A look at the Defence news 5 - 11 July

“8,000 men and boys were killed on European territory. Brothers, sons, fathers and friends disappeared in 1 day. And with them ...

News item | 14-07-2021 | 16:39

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