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A look at the Defence news 24 – 30 April
The 125 Dutch military personnel guarding Erbil International Airport in Iraq will be returning home as their task has come to an ...
A look at the Defence news 17 – 23 April
China after knowledge and goods of the Dutch space sector China is making efforts to secure knowledge and goods of the Dutch ...
Netherlands to purchase Leopard 2 tanks for Ukraine
Together with Denmark, the Netherlands is to purchase 14 Leopard 2 A4 tanks for Ukraine. These main battle tanks will be ...
A look at the Defence news 10 – 16 April
The Quick Reaction Alert task is back in Dutch hands. This means that over the coming months fighter aircraft of the Royal ...
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 ...