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A look at the Defence news 30 May - 6 June

The Defence organisation will take significant steps to make the Netherlands stronger, Europe safer and NATO more robust. The ...

News item | 08-06-2022 | 16:08

A look at the Defence news 23 - 29 May

A Royal Netherlands Marechaussee forensic investigation team has arrived in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. The military specialists ...

News item | 01-06-2022 | 16:09

A look at the Defence news 16 - 22 May

During a meeting in Brussels last week, the European ministers of defence, including the Netherlands Minister of Defence Kajsa ...

News item | 25-05-2022 | 14:55

Additional EUR 5 billion in defence spending on a structural basis

The government of the Netherlands has approved an additional EUR 5 billion in defence spending on a structural basis. This means ...

News item | 20-05-2022 | 17:00

A look at the Defence news 9 - 15 May

The international disaster relief exercise Tradewinds 2022 has started in Cozumel, Mexico. Twenty countries are taking part in ...

News item | 19-05-2022 | 08:51

Minister visits Patriot units in Slovakia: “These are also our borders”

Today, Netherlands Minister of Defence Kajsa Ollongren, together with her German counterpart Christine Lambrecht, visited Patriot ...

News item | 06-05-2022 | 16:55

Netherlands to send forensic investigation team to Ukraine

The Netherlands will send a forensic investigation team to Ukraine. The team will gather evidence that can be used for ...

News item | 29-04-2022 | 18:04

DISS: Russian threat puts security of Europe and the Netherlands at risk

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is having terrible effects on the Ukrainian people and has drastically affected the security ...

News item | 28-04-2022 | 12:06

Netherlands to send self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine

The Netherlands defence organisation will send a limited number of self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine. The 155 mm gun mounted on ...

News item | 26-04-2022 | 22:20

A look at the Defence news 18 – 24 April

A milestone in the history of the Netherlands armed forces: the NLD MQ-9 Reaper has flown its first training flight. This took ...

News item | 26-04-2022 | 16:50