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A look at the Defence news 31 May – 6 June

A cargo aircraft carrying 2 military oxygen containers left Eindhoven Air Base for Suriname. The containers can be used to make ...

News item | 09-06-2021 | 15:50

A look at the Defence news 24 - 30 May

The Ministry of Defence has started excavating a British aircraft in Nieuwe Niedorp in the province of North Holland. The Vickers ...

News item | 02-06-2021 | 17:12

A look at the Defence news 17 – 23 May

The Caribbean Coastguard intercepted almost 50% fewer drugs in 2020 compared to the previous year. Significantly fewer illegal ...

News item | 26-05-2021 | 17:44

A look at the Defence news 10–16 May

A Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10 has delivered medical supplies to India. The items, supplied by Luxembourg, are urgently ...

News item | 19-05-2021 | 14:38

Kenneth George Mayhew, oldest Knight of the Military Order of William, has died

Kenneth George Mayhew, the oldest Knight of the Military Order of William, passed away yesterday in Norfolk, England. The Briton ...

News item | 14-05-2021 | 21:18

A look at the Defence news 3 – 9 May

The air force detachment from Volkel Air Base that was taking part with F-16s in a major NATO exercise in southern Portugal has ...

News item | 12-05-2021 | 17:17

US, Canada and Norway invited to join EU PESCO project Military Mobility

Today, on the 6th of May, the Foreign Affairs Council, composed of Ministers of Defence, decided positively on the requests by ...

News item | 06-05-2021 | 10:51

A look at the Defence news 26 April – 2 May

The Royal Netherlands Navy participated in the annual international mine countermeasures operation Open Spirit off the coast of ...

News item | 06-05-2021 | 10:21

A look at the Defence news 20 – 25 April

Dutch Chinook helicopters to the rescue in extinguishing a fire in Belgian nature reserve Last week, 2 CH47D Chinook helicopters ...

News item | 28-04-2021 | 16:58

A look at the Defence news 12 – 19 April

Netherlands to deploy additional troops as NATO mission in Afghanistan ends in September. NATO’s Resolute Support Mission in ...

News item | 21-04-2021 | 14:25