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A look at the Defence news 20 - 26 May

In Wassenaar, State Secretary Barbara Visser spoke before executives of large American companies in the Netherlands and Dutch ...

News item | 29-05-2019 | 15:50

A look at the Defence news 13 - 19 May

An agreement has been reached to simplify regulations regarding cross-border military transport within the EU. 26 Member States, ...

News item | 22-05-2019 | 15:53

A look at the Defence news 6 – 12 May

Former Chief of Defence Tom Middendorp (ret’d) made a speech on 9 May at the first meeting of the OSCE Structured Dialogue ...

News item | 15-05-2019 | 16:26

A look at the Defence news 29 April – 6 May

After 5 years, the Netherlands has ended its contribution to UN mission Minusma. Close to 6,000 Dutch military personnel set foot ...

News item | 08-05-2019 | 15:51

A look at the Defence news 22 - 29 April

The Commander of the Royal Netherlands Army, Lieutenant General Leo Beulen, was awarded the Legion d’Honneur on 24 April.

News item | 01-05-2019 | 14:54

A look at the Defence news 16 – 22 April

The deployment of the Dornier coastguard aircraft to the European Frontex border control operation has come to an end. The ...

News item | 24-04-2019 | 16:50

A look at the Defence news 8 – 15 April

The tensions in the east did not go unnoticed by the crew of HNLMS Evertsen. As the Dutch air defence and command frigate ...

News item | 17-04-2019 | 16:58

A look at the Defence news 1 – 7 April

Until 12 April, fighter pilots from various countries are training for complex missions in an international context during ...

News item | 10-04-2019 | 17:15

Changes in the military leadership

Lieutenant General Martin Wijnen will take up his position as Commander of the Royal Netherlands Army on 28 August. He will ...

News item | 08-04-2019 | 11:05

A look at the Defence news 26 - 31 March

Netherlands Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld: UN peacekeeping operations must be improved from within.

News item | 03-04-2019 | 15:34