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Ministry of Defence sends two F-35s to Eastern Europe

From today, two F-35s of the Royal Netherlands Air Force have been tasked with the protection of NATO airspace over Eastern ...

News item | 24-02-2022 | 10:43

Minister Ollongren: ‘An act of terror and aggression with severe consequences’

The Netherlands Minister of Defence, Kajsa Ollongren, has issued her initial response to the events in Ukraine. Russian troops ...

News item | 24-02-2022 | 09:02

A look at the Defence news 14 – 20 February

The Defence ministers of the NATO countries met in Brussels last week. The meeting was held against the backdrop of the tense ...

News item | 23-02-2022 | 14:10

A look at the Defence news 6 - 13 February

In what can be seen as a historical step, the further integration of Dutch and German air defence units took shape this week. A ...

News item | 16-02-2022 | 14:20

A look at the Defence news 31 January – 6 February

The Surinamese Minister of Defence, Krishna Mathoera was the guest of her Dutch counterpart Kajsa Ollongren. The visit was aimed ...

News item | 09-02-2022 | 13:44

A look at the Defence news 24 - 30 January

The protection of the airspace of the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg is once again in Dutch hands.

News item | 02-02-2022 | 09:17

Visit by UK Defence Secretary focuses on concerns about Ukraine

Netherlands Minister of Defence Kajsa Ollongren welcomed her British counterpart Defence Secretary Ben Wallace to the Ministry of ...

News item | 27-01-2022 | 16:49

Netherlands provides F-35s and land-based units for NATO defence

The Netherlands is on stand-by to make an additional contribution to the reinforcement of NATO’s deterrence and defence ...

News item | 26-01-2022 | 16:15

A look at the Defence news 10 - 16 January

The new Minister of Defence, Kajsa Ollongren, and the new State Secretary for Defence, Christophe van der Maat, moved into their ...

News item | 19-01-2022 | 15:14

A look at the Defence news 20 December - 9 January

For the next year, the Netherlands will have command of Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1), a NATO flotilla. This flotilla is ...

News item | 12-01-2022 | 13:51