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A look at the Defence news 21 - 27 February

The Dutch naval vessel HNLMS Friesland has made its first drugs haul in the Caribbean. The crew of the ship intercepted a cache ...

News item | 02-03-2022 | 15:55

SACEUR to assume command of eFPs

The Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) has called on the Member States to transfer command of NATO’s enhanced Forward ...

News item | 02-03-2022 | 15:41

Room for Ukrainian refugees at Harskamp army barracks

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence has made Harskamp army barracks in Ede available for Ukrainian refugees. The local ...

News item | 01-03-2022 | 17:26

Army prepares spare equipment for NATO deployment

Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA) personnel are currently gathering all kinds of reserve military equipment. They are doing so for ...

News item | 28-02-2022 | 16:16

EU defence ministers ramp up military support to Ukraine

The European Union is to ramp up military support to Ukraine. This was decided today by the EU ministers of defence. This is in ...

News item | 28-02-2022 | 15:43

Squire radars, helmets and flak jackets on their way to Ukraine

Both of the pledged squire radars and the rest of the pledged helmets and flak jackets are on their way to Ukraine. A Royal ...

News item | 28-02-2022 | 11:23

Red berets head for Romania after NATO request

Paratroops of the Royal Netherlands Army’s 11 Airmobile Brigade have set off this morning for Romania. These red berets will be ...

News item | 28-02-2022 | 09:36

Ollongren speaks to Dutch military personnel in Lithuania

“I have a deep respect for you”, said Netherlands Minister of Defence Kajsa Ollongren today as she spoke via video link to Dutch ...

News item | 27-02-2022 | 15:26

Anti-tank weapons, air-defence missiles and sniper rifles on their way to Ukraine

The 50 Panzerfaust 3 anti-tank weapons with 400 rocket-propelled grenades and the 200 Stinger air-defence missiles pledged by the ...

News item | 27-02-2022 | 15:01

The Netherlands to also supply anti-tank weapons to Ukraine

The Netherlands will supply military goods to Ukraine for a third time. Fifty Panzerfaust 3 anti-tank weapons will be delivered ...

News item | 26-02-2022 | 19:16