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New at Defence: Netherlands Special Operations Command (video)

Special Operations Forces (SOF) are becoming increasingly important, yet at a national level this capability was until recently ...

News item | 07-12-2018 | 13:45

A look at the Defence news 27 November – 2 December

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops during 9 missions in the fight against ISIS, in 3 of which force was used. The aircraft came ...

News item | 05-12-2018 | 16:00

A look at the Defence news 20 – 26 November

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops during 10 missions in the fight against ISIS, in 3 of which force was used. The aircraft came ...

News item | 28-11-2018 | 16:30

A look at the Defence news 12 – 18 November

At the annual exhibition of the Netherlands Industries for Defence & Security (NIDV) in Rotterdam, Minister of Defence Ank ...

News item | 21-11-2018 | 17:06

A look at the Defence news 5 – 11 November

Dutch F-16 aircraft supported ground troops in Iraq and eastern Syria. Weapons were deployed on four of the nine missions against ...

News item | 14-11-2018 | 16:06

A look at the Defence news 29 October – 4 November

Last week, State Secretary Barbara Visser discussed the possibilities of cooperation with Italy at Amendola Air Base in Italy ...

News item | 07-11-2018 | 15:30

A look at the Defence news, 22 – 28 October

“We’ll see you in the Netherlands in 2020!” With those words, the British prince Harry closed the 4th edition of the Invictus ...

News item | 31-10-2018 | 12:01

A look at the Defence news, 15 – 21 October

Earlier this week, the fuel systems of 2 Dutch F-35s were checked. The system of 1 aircraft was found to be not functioning ...

News item | 25-10-2018 | 12:04

A look at the Defence news 8 – 14 October

A Dutch F-35 has tested its rapid fire cannon for the first time. The test took place at the firing range of Edwards Air Force ...

News item | 17-10-2018 | 10:28

A look at the Defence news, 1 – 7 October

Last week, a 29-year-old American passenger became aggressive during a night flight from Abu Dabi to Amsterdam. The plane was ...

News item | 10-10-2018 | 15:38