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A look at the Defence news 5 - 11 July

“8,000 men and boys were killed on European territory. Brothers, sons, fathers and friends disappeared in 1 day. And with them ...

News item | 14-07-2021 | 16:39

A look at the Defence news 28 June – 4 July

Over the past 2 weeks, 2 C-17 transport aircraft of the international Heavy Airlift Wing have been flying back and forth between ...

News item | 08-07-2021 | 15:36

First Dutch military nanosatellite launched successfully

The first Dutch military satellite was successfully launched. BRIK II, a nanosatellite, was placed into orbit around the Earth by ...

News item | 02-07-2021 | 12:11

A look at the Defence news 21 - 27 June

This week, a ceremonial flag handover marked the end of Dutch operations in Afghanistan. Minister of Defence Ank ...

News item | 30-06-2021 | 15:35

A look at the Defence news 14 - 20 June

At the NATO headquarters in Brussels, heads of state and government discussed how to keep the alliance future-proof. In his first ...

News item | 23-06-2021 | 16:58

A look at the Defence news 7 – 13 June

Soldiers from 13 Light Brigade were given the opportunity to update King Willem-Alexander on their operations in complex ...

News item | 16-06-2021 | 14:04

A look at the Defence news 31 May – 6 June

A cargo aircraft carrying 2 military oxygen containers left Eindhoven Air Base for Suriname. The containers can be used to make ...

News item | 09-06-2021 | 15:50

A look at the Defence news 24 - 30 May

The Ministry of Defence has started excavating a British aircraft in Nieuwe Niedorp in the province of North Holland. The Vickers ...

News item | 02-06-2021 | 17:12

A look at the Defence news 17 – 23 May

The Caribbean Coastguard intercepted almost 50% fewer drugs in 2020 compared to the previous year. Significantly fewer illegal ...

News item | 26-05-2021 | 17:44

A look at the Defence news 10–16 May

A Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10 has delivered medical supplies to India. The items, supplied by Luxembourg, are urgently ...

News item | 19-05-2021 | 14:38