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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

A look at the Defence news 2 – 7 June

HNLMS Karel Doorman is set to depart the Caribbean on 15 June. The joint support ship, over 200 metres in length, has been in the ...

News item | 11-06-2020 | 08:27

A look at the Defence news 25 May - 1 Juni

UN peacekeepers need to be in a position to do their job better. It is up to politicians and diplomats, said Minister of Foreign ...

News item | 03-06-2020 | 00:00

A look at the Defence news 18 - 24 May

During an exercise over the North Sea, a Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10 refuelled an U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer strategic ...

News item | 27-05-2020 | 11:08

A look at the Defence news 11 – 17 May

Only through joint action by EU Member States can the consequences of crises such as the COVID-19 crisis be dealt with.

News item | 20-05-2020 | 16:02