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A look at the Defence news 28 March - 3 April

The Netherlands has now sent more than 50 million euros worth of military goods to Ukraine. This also included weapons. Minister ...

News item | 06-04-2022 | 15:15

Four F-35s in Bulgaria to guard airspace at NATO’s eastern flank

Four F-35s of the Royal Netherlands Air Force recently landed at Graf Ignatievo Air Base in Bulgaria. The base is approximately ...

News item | 06-04-2022 | 15:05

A look at the Defence news 21 - 27 March

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander has paid a 2-day working visit to the amphibious transport ship HNLMS Rotterdam during Exercise ...

News item | 30-03-2022 | 15:47

NATO united and resolute in its determination: support for Ukraine, pressure on Putin and prepared to defend treaty area

The pressure on President Putin of Russia to stop the war in Ukraine remains high. The war was the reason for this extraordinary ...

News item | 24-03-2022 | 18:00

A look at the Defence news 14 - 20 March

The EU ministers of foreign affairs and ministers of defence have formally adopted the EU Strategic Compass in Brussels. The ...

News item | 23-03-2022 | 17:20

Professor of War Studies Osinga: ‘Russia is deviating from its own doctrine in Ukraine’

The war in Ukraine is being fought in a way that no one had expected. Why is Russia making so little progress despite its ...

News item | 23-03-2022 | 17:00

Red Berets prolong stay in Romania

The presence of 150 military personnel of 11 Airmobile Brigade in Romania has been extended until at least the end of April. This ...

News item | 23-03-2022 | 16:15

Rutte visits Dutch military personnel in Lithuania

Dutch military personnel in Lithuania received a visit from Prime Minister Mark Rutte today. He not only visited the Baltic ...

News item | 21-03-2022 | 17:01

Patriot air defence system stationed in Slovakia

At the request of NATO, Germany and the Netherlands are deploying Patriot air defence systems near the Sliac air force base in ...

News item | 18-03-2022 | 15:08

Deterrence and defence the focus of additional NATO meeting

How do we strengthen NATO's deterrence and defence in light of the deterioration of the security situation, both in the short and ...

News item | 16-03-2022 | 17:38