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A look at the Defence news 15 – 21 February

European countries increase availability of aircraft ammunition. The Netherlands has signed an agreement with several countries ...

News item | 24-02-2021 | 16:45

A look at the Defence news 8 -14 February

The Defence Explosive Ordnance Disposal Service this week destroyed a significant amount of picric acid on the island of Curaçao. ...

News item | 17-02-2021 | 09:00

A look at the Defence news 1 - 7 February

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 has cleared explosives off the Belgian and Dutch coasts. The explosives date from the ...

News item | 10-02-2021 | 08:00

A look at the Defence news 25 – 31 January

Around 120 Dutch military personnel have arrived at Erbil airport in northern Iraq, where they will assist in the provision of ...

News item | 04-02-2021 | 09:44

Dutch government agrees on national military mobility plan

Military personnel transiting through the Netherlands in time of crisis should be able to do so as quickly as possible via 3 ...

News item | 29-01-2021 | 15:26

A look at the Defence news 18 – 24 January

A 2nd large group of marines has left for Norway for the annual winter training. The Norwegians insisted that the international ...

News item | 27-01-2021 | 17:02

A look at the Defence news 11 – 17 January

The Netherlands and Belgium will together replace their multi-purpose frigates, also known as M-frigates. The name for the new ...

News item | 20-01-2021 | 16:00

A look at the Defence news 4 - 10 January

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News item | 13-01-2021 | 08:00

Eichelsheim new Chief of Defence

Lieutenant General Onno Eichelsheim is to be the new Chief of Defence of the Netherlands. The Council of Ministers today approved ...

News item | 08-01-2021 | 15:03

A look at the Defence news 21 December – 3 January

Jordan, New Zealand and Australia will not be participating in the Invictus Games in The Hague later this year. These countries ...

News item | 06-01-2021 | 13:34