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A look at the Defence news 8 – 15 May

The Ministry of Defence is preparing to replace the personal combat kit of its military personnel. The main reason behind this ...

News item | 16-05-2018 | 15:31

A look at the Defence news 1 - 7 May

The Royal Netherlands Army will be introducing new CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) reconnaissance vehicles. ...

News item | 09-05-2018 | 14:38

A look at the Defence news 23 – 30 April

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops in Iraq and eastern Syria in 9 missions. In one case, weapons were deployed against ISIS. ...

News item | 02-05-2018 | 15:31

A look at the Defence news 16 – 22 April

Two Defence speeches have won the American Cicero Speechwriting Award. They are former minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert’s ...

News item | 25-04-2018 | 10:45

A look at the Defence news 9 – 15 April

Almost 70 jet fighters are participating in Frisian Flag, which started this week. During this major annual exercise hosted by ...

News item | 18-04-2018 | 12:24

A look at the Defence news 3 – 8 April

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops in Iraq and eastern Syria in 8 missions. No weapons were deployed against the ISIS terrorist ...

News item | 11-04-2018 | 11:43

A look at the Defence news 27 March – 2 April

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops with an attack on an ISIS logistics depot. That happened in the Syrian province of Hasakeh. ...

News item | 04-04-2018 | 11:06

A look at the Defence news 20 – 26 March

Support for the Netherlands’ initiative for increased military mobility within the EU and NATO was State Secretary Barbara ...

News item | 28-03-2018 | 15:19

Defence White Paper focusing on a robust, agile military force

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence can once again have confidence in the future. After years of budget cuts, the Defence ...

News item | 26-03-2018 | 15:20

A look at the Defence news 13 – 19 March

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops in Iraq and eastern Syria this week. Weapons were deployed on 2 of the 10 missions against ...

News item | 21-03-2018 | 12:21