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  1. A look at the Defence news 16 - 22 May

    During a meeting in Brussels last week, the European ministers of defence, including the Netherlands Minister of Defence Kajsa ...

    News item | 25-05-2022 | 14:55

  2. Additional EUR 5 billion in defence spending on a structural basis

    The government of the Netherlands has approved an additional EUR 5 billion in defence spending on a structural basis. This means ...

    News item | 20-05-2022 | 17:00

  3. A look at the Defence news 9 - 15 May

    The international disaster relief exercise Tradewinds 2022 has started in Cozumel, Mexico. 20 countries are taking part in this ...

    News item | 19-05-2022 | 08:51

  4. Minister visits Patriot units in Slovakia: “These are also our borders”

    Today, Netherlands Minister of Defence Kajsa Ollongren, together with her German counterpart Christine Lambrecht, visited Patriot ...

    News item | 06-05-2022 | 16:55

  5. Netherlands to send forensic investigation team to Ukraine

    The Netherlands will send a forensic investigation team to Ukraine. The team will gather evidence that can be used for ...

    News item | 29-04-2022 | 18:04

  6. DISS: Russian threat puts security of Europe and the Netherlands at risk

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is having terrible effects on the Ukrainian people and has drastically affected the security ...

    News item | 28-04-2022 | 12:06

  7. Netherlands to send self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine

    The Netherlands defence organisation will send a limited number of self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine. The 155 mm gun mounted on ...

    News item | 26-04-2022 | 22:20

  8. A look at the Defence news 18 – 24 April

    A milestone in the history of the Netherlands armed forces: the NLD MQ-9 Reaper has flown its 1st training flight. This took ...

    News item | 26-04-2022 | 16:50

  9. Patriot unit ready to fire in Slovakia

    The Patriot air defence system in central Slovakia is operational. The unit manning the system is therefore ready to protect ...

    News item | 22-04-2022 | 14:27

  10. A look at the Defence news 11 – 18 April

    The 3rd and last column of the Patriot fire unit that left for Slovakia on 14 April arrived at its destination on 17 April. The ...

    News item | 21-04-2022 | 09:37