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A look at the Defence news 19 - 25 June

Until the end of June, around 100 Dutch military personnel are providing support for the smooth transportation of a US helicopter ...

News item | 27-06-2018 | 13:53

A look at the Defence news 12 – 18 June

The Netherlands will end its mission in Mali on 1 May 2019. The current contribution to the NATO mission in Afghanistan is to be ...

News item | 20-06-2018 | 16:20

A look at the Defence news 5 June - 11 June

Twenty-four current and former members of the Netherlands armed forces will represent the Netherlands at the 2018 Invictus Games. ...

News item | 13-06-2018 | 14:29

A look at the Defence news 29 May - 4 June

The Royal Netherlands Army has finally acquired the Kodiak engineering and mine clearance tank.

News item | 06-06-2018 | 12:14

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 positions ...

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 vehicles. ...

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