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A look at the Defence news 8 – 14 October

A Dutch F-35 has tested its rapid fire cannon for the first time. The test took place at the firing range of Edwards Air Force ...

News item | 17-10-2018 | 10:28

A look at the Defence news, 1 – 7 October

Last week, a 29-year-old American passenger became aggressive during a night flight from Abu Dabi to Amsterdam. The plane was ...

News item | 10-10-2018 | 15:38

Netherlands Defence Intelligence and Security Service disrupts Russian cyber operation targeting OPCW

On 13 April 2018, with support from the Netherlands General Intelligence and Security Service and UK counterparts, the ...

News item | 04-10-2018 | 12:53

A look at the defence news 25 – 30 September

The Royal Netherlands Air Force and US Strategic Command are to exchange space situational awareness (SSA) data or, in layman’s ...

News item | 03-10-2018 | 15:41

A look at the Defence news 17 – 23 September

With 1,500 servicemen and servicewomen performing ceremonial tasks, the Defence organisation once again provided support on a ...

News item | 26-09-2018 | 15:00

A look at the Defence news 11 – 18 September

During the coming weeks, 11 navy units from various NATO partners will be clearing sea lanes and parts of the North Sea seabed of ...

News item | 19-09-2018 | 16:30

A look at the Defence news 4 September – 10 September

NATO ships are monitoring a large number of Russian navy vessels in the east of the Mediterranean Sea. The Russian ships and ...

News item | 12-09-2018 | 14:05

A look at the Defence news 28 August – 3 September

The Netherlands does not advocate a new major European operational headquarters for military missions, Ank Bijleveld-Schouten has ...

News item | 05-09-2018 | 15:35

A look at the Defence news 21 – 27 August

Last week, 24 participants from 23 countries took part in the “First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis” course given in ...

News item | 30-08-2018 | 17:12

A look at the Defence news 13-20 August

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops during 10 missions in the Syrian province of Deir al Zour. Force was used in 2 of these ...

News item | 22-08-2018 | 11:27