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NATO tanker fleet now officially deployable anywhere in the world
In what is a major milestone for the Multinational Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) Unit, this NATO fleet of Airbus A330 tanker ...
A look at the Defence news 13 – 19 March
Last week, Dutch military personnel escorted two Russian military vessels during their passage across the Dutch part of the North ...
A look at the Defence news 6 - 12 March
Since 6 March, HNLMS Rotterdam, HNLMS Karel Doorman, HNLMS Schiedam and HNLMS Van Amstel have been taking part in Exercise Joint ...
The Netherlands to deliver minehunters to Ukraine
The Netherlands intends to provide Ukraine with 2 Alkmaar-class minehunters, starting in 2025. Ukraine will also receive drone ...
A look at the Defence news 27 February – 5 March
For the first time, a group of young women from disadvantaged backgrounds are following a special basic training programme on ...
A look at the Defence news 20 – 26 February
The Defence organisation is to contribute 230 military personnel to the EU's training mission European Union Military Assistance ...
A look at the Defence news 13 – 19 February
Dutch F-35s based in Poland have conducted their first interceptions. When the quick reaction alert was issued, the fighter ...
A look at the Defence news 6 – 12 February
Last weekend, the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft in Türkiye carried out its first 2 medical evacuation flights, moving a total ...
Defence sends ‘flying ambulance’ to Türkiye
Netherlands Minister of Defence Kajsa Ollongren informed the House of Representatives yesterday that the Netherlands will deploy ...
A look at the Defence news 30 January – 5 February
On 28 January, minehunter HNLMS Schiedam departed to northern waters, while its sister ship, HNLMS Makkum, headed south. The ...