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A look at the Defence news 30 October – 5 November

The Multinational Caribbean Coordination Cell has been disbanded. Over the past few weeks, the unit was responsible for ensuring ...

News item | 08-11-2017 | 15:46

A look at the Defence news 23 October – 29 October

The Netherlands will be assisting in the relocation of the US 10th Combat Aviation Brigade until 20 November. The first US ...

News item | 01-11-2017 | 16:11

A look at the Defence news 16 October – 22 October

The Terrier-Oriole, a medium-range ballistic missile, was racing through space at almost 15,000 kilometres an hour. The modified ...

News item | 26-10-2017 | 11:29

A look at the Defence news, 9 – 15 October

The coalition partners of the VVD, CDA, D66 and the Christen Unie presented the coalition agreement entitled ‘Confidence in the ...

News item | 18-10-2017 | 11:37

A look at the Defence news 3 – 8 October

France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have set up a temporary multinational coordination cell. The purpose of this ...

News item | 11-10-2017 | 10:45

A look at the Defence news 26 September – 1 October

The Dutch Marine Corps and the German Navy Seebataillon unit have completed a 2-week joint training exercise in the Baltic Sea ...

News item | 04-10-2017 | 13:00

Chief of Defence resigns

Chief of Defence General Tom Middendorp resigned from his post this evening. He followed the example of Minister of Defence ...

News item | 03-10-2017 | 23:31

Minister Hennis resigns

Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert has tendered her resignation. She announced her decision at the end of the debate prompted by ...

News item | 03-10-2017 | 23:30

A look at the Defence news 18 – 25 September

The patrol vessel HNLMS Zeeland is providing disaster relief to Dominica. This island, like Sint Maarten, is one of the Windward ...

News item | 27-09-2017 | 15:21

A look at the Defence news 11 – 17 September

Next year, Netherlands military personnel will again be actively involved in the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, the ...

News item | 20-09-2017 | 14:13