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A look at the Defence news 11 - 17 October

Two Surinamese military personnel are introduced in Curaçao to the tasks and ways of operating of the Royal Netherlands Navy and ...

News item | 20-10-2021 | 13:17

A look at the Defence news 4 – 10 October

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence’s last KDC-10 tanker and transport aircraft flew a farewell tour over military locations in ...

News item | 13-10-2021 | 14:07

A look at the Defence news 27 September – 3 October

Belgian military personnel carried out the final air operation in the Middle East last week. The operation was executed from a ...

News item | 06-10-2021 | 17:00

A look at the Defence news 20 - 26 September

Last week, Henk Kamp was appointed as the caretaker Minister of Defence. He has thus returned to the position that he fulfilled ...

News item | 29-09-2021 | 16:33

A look at the Defence news 13 - 19 September

The Netherlands Minister of Defence, Ank Bijleveld-Schouten, has handed in her resignation to the King. Sigrid Kaag, the ...

News item | 22-09-2021 | 11:58

A look at the Defence news 6 – 12 September

German and Dutch air defence personnel are preparing for possible deployment as part of the NATO rapid response force.

News item | 15-09-2021 | 14:27

A look at the Defence news 30 August – 5 September

Ministry of Defence concludes emergency assistance to Haiti HNLMS Holland returned to its mooring on Curaçao on 3 September, thus ...

News item | 08-09-2021 | 15:12

A look at the Defence news 23 - 29 August

On 26 August, the Netherlands – in the form of embassy staff and 90 military personnel – had to leave Kabul. The Dutch government ...

News item | 01-09-2021 | 09:29

A look at the Defence news 16 – 22 August

Both Chinooks, which are in Albania because of the many fires, will stay there longer. Initially, Defence had promised help until ...

News item | 25-08-2021 | 12:10

A look at the Defence news 9 - 15 August

Working alongside Netherlands Coast Guard units, naval vessel HNLMS Holland has seized 1,325 kilos of drugs. Smugglers were ...

News item | 18-08-2021 | 09:00