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A look at the Defence news 3 – 9 August

After the heavy explosion that severely hit Beirut, the Dutch Urban Search and Rescue team started their rescue efforts in the ...

News item | 12-08-2020 | 10:26

A look at the Defence news 28 July – 3 August

The Norwegian Chief of Defence Haakon Bruun-Hanssen has been appointed Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords. He ...

News item | 05-08-2020 | 08:00

A look at the Defence news 20 - 27 July

The Netherlands Minister of Defence, Ank Bijleveld-Schouten, has decided to keep the NH90 fleet grounded as a precautionary ...

News item | 29-07-2020 | 14:10

A look at the Defence news 13 – 19 July

A new rotation of Dutch soldiers has started work in Lithuania for NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence.

News item | 22-07-2020 | 17:16

2 naval officers killed in helicopter crash in the Caribbean

A crash involving an NH90 maritime combat helicopter has claimed the lives of 2 of the 4 crew members on board. They are ...

News item | 20-07-2020 | 09:24

A look at the Defence news 6 - 12 July

“Victims are still being found and identified, and re-buried on 11 July. Today, there are 9,” said Minister of Defence Ank ...

News item | 15-07-2020 | 16:06

A look at the Defence news 29 June – 5 July

At the request of the authorities on Curaçao, Dutch military personnel will provide extra support over the coming period. The ...

News item | 08-07-2020 | 14:23

A look at the Defence news 22 - 28 June

HNLMS De Ruyter returned to Den Helder after a well-executed mission. The frigate deployed to the Strait of Hormuz, a busy ...

News item | 01-07-2020 | 16:15

A look at the Defence news 15 - 21 June

During the European Foreign Affairs Council, the EU Ministers of Defence discussed the strengthening of the European Union’s ...

News item | 24-06-2020 | 15:36

A look at the Defence news 8 - 17 June

A Vessel Protection Detachment (VPD) has recently returned to the Netherlands after an 81-day mission. This was the ...

News item | 17-06-2020 | 00:00