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A look at the Defence news 24 – 30 August

Mine countermeasures vessel HNLMS Schiedam has left for the Baltic Sea to join the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1. ...

News item | 02-09-2020 | 14:35

A look at the Defence news 17 - 23 August

Brigadier General Frank Boots of the Marine Corps is the new Flag Officer in the Caribbean. In this post, he is also the ...

News item | 26-08-2020 | 17:00

Netherlands Chief of Defence standing for Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

Admiral Rob Bauer is in the race for the position of Chairman of the NATO Military Committee. The Netherlands government has ...

News item | 21-08-2020 | 12:00

A look at the Defence news 10 – 16 August

The 2nd Airbus A330 MRTT has arrived at Eindhoven air base. 5 of these aircraft will ultimately be stationed there. The aircraft ...

News item | 19-08-2020 | 15:01

A look at the Defence news 3 – 9 August

After the heavy explosion that severely hit Beirut, the Dutch Urban Search and Rescue team started their rescue efforts in the ...

News item | 12-08-2020 | 10:26

A look at the Defence news 28 July – 3 August

The Norwegian Chief of Defence Haakon Bruun-Hanssen has been appointed Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords. He ...

News item | 05-08-2020 | 08:00

A look at the Defence news 20 - 27 July

The Netherlands Minister of Defence, Ank Bijleveld-Schouten, has decided to keep the NH90 fleet grounded as a precautionary ...

News item | 29-07-2020 | 14:10

A look at the Defence news 13 – 19 July

A new rotation of Dutch soldiers has started work in Lithuania for NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence.

News item | 22-07-2020 | 17:16

2 naval officers killed in helicopter crash in the Caribbean

A crash involving an NH90 maritime combat helicopter has claimed the lives of 2 of the 4 crew members on board. They are ...

News item | 20-07-2020 | 09:24

A look at the Defence news 6 - 12 July

“Victims are still being found and identified, and re-buried on 11 July. Today, there are 9,” said Minister of Defence Ank ...

News item | 15-07-2020 | 16:06