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Defence to publish more information about deliveries to Ukraine
The Netherlands Ministry of Defence will henceforth publish more information about military deliveries to Ukraine. Minister of ...
A look at the Defence news 3 – 9 April
On 2 April, Captain Leo Hendrikx (ret'd) passed away at the age of 99. Leo was one of the last Engelandvaarders still alive.
Netherlands to deploy 150 service members to the Balkans
The Netherlands will deploy a maximum of 150 members of the Marine Corps to Bosnia and Herzegovina for 1 year. In addition, a ...
A look at the Defence news 27 March - 2 April
The first new mine countermeasures vessel, the result of a bi-national project with Belgium, was launched last week. During the ...
13 Light Armoured Brigade completes integration between Dutch combat brigades and German divisions
At the military ceremony to integrate the Dutch 13 Light Armoured Brigade and the German 10th Panzerdivision, Netherlands ...
A look at the Defence news 20 – 26 March
The EU has reached an agreement for the collaborative procurement of ammunition for Ukraine. The ministers of Foreign Affairs and ...
NATO tanker fleet now officially deployable anywhere in the world
In what is a major milestone for the Multinational Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) Unit, this NATO fleet of Airbus A330 tanker ...
A look at the Defence news 13 – 19 March
Last week, Dutch military personnel escorted two Russian military vessels during their passage across the Dutch part of the North ...
A look at the Defence news 6 - 12 March
Since 6 March, HNLMS Rotterdam, HNLMS Karel Doorman, HNLMS Schiedam and HNLMS Van Amstel have been taking part in Exercise Joint ...
The Netherlands to deliver minehunters to Ukraine
The Netherlands intends to provide Ukraine with 2 Alkmaar-class minehunters, starting in 2025. Ukraine will also receive drone ...