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A look at the Defence news 8 – 13 January

In support of the ground troops, the Dutch F-16s stationed in Jordan attacked an ISIS position near the city of Abu Kamal in the ...

News item | 17-01-2018 | 13:26

A look at the Defence News 19 December – 7 January

On 3 January, 6 Dutch F-16 fighters left for the Middle East from Volkel Air Base to join the international coalition currently ...

News item | 10-01-2018 | 16:30

A look at the Defence news 11 – 18 December

25 EU member states are to permanently cooperate on a structural basis with regard to defence and security. This cooperation will ...

News item | 20-12-2017 | 10:27

A look at the Defence news 4–10 December

The Royal Netherlands Air Force’s KDC-10 tanker aircraft used to refuel coalition partners in the fight against ISIS is back in ...

News item | 13-12-2017 | 15:28

A look at the Defence news 28 November – 3 December

The Royal Netherlands Air Force expects to launch its first satellite in the second quarter of 2019. Air Force commander ...

News item | 06-12-2017 | 16:51

A look at the Defence news 20 – 27 November

Commodore Ludger Brummelaar has been appointed as the new Chief of the Military Household of His Majesty the King. He will first ...

News item | 29-11-2017 | 12:28

A look at the Defence news 13 – 19 November

HNLMS Makkum has discovered the wreck of a German First World War submarine 8.5 miles off the coast of Barfleur, Normandy. The ...

News item | 22-11-2017 | 17:06

A look at the Defence news 6 – 12 November

The Netherlands will join a European hybrid warfare knowledge and expertise centre. Ank Bijleveld-Schouten informed her fellow ...

News item | 15-11-2017 | 15:44

A look at the Defence news 30 October – 5 November

The Multinational Caribbean Coordination Cell has been disbanded. Over the past few weeks, the unit was responsible for ensuring ...

News item | 08-11-2017 | 15:46

A look at the Defence news 23 October – 29 October

The Netherlands will be assisting in the relocation of the US 10th Combat Aviation Brigade until 20 November. The first US ...

News item | 01-11-2017 | 16:11