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A look at the Defence news 4 - 10 May

On 4 May, 75 years after the liberation of the Netherlands, the armed forces were present at a large number of commemoration ...

News item | 13-05-2020 | 17:18

A look at the Defence news 21 – 28 April

HNLMS Karel Doorman has dropped off Dutch marines in Sint Maarten. They are being deployed to provide robust assistance on the ...

News item | 29-04-2020 | 17:49

A look at the Defence news 14-20 April

NATO member states are joining forces in the fight against the coronavirus.

News item | 22-04-2020 | 17:34

A look at the Defence news 7 – 13 April

The Royal Netherlands Navy vessel the HNLMS Karel Doorman is currently on its way to the Caribbean.

News item | 15-04-2020 | 17:30

A look at the Defence news 30 March – 6 April

Medical supplies and equipment to treat patients suffering from the coronavirus disease in the Caribbean were taken by a C-17 ...

News item | 08-04-2020 | 22:53

A look at the Defence news 23 – 29 March

A number of Dutch military personnel deployed to the enhanced Forward Presence in Lithuania have contracted coronavirus and ...

News item | 01-04-2020 | 14:52

A look at the Defence news 9 – 15 March

Additional personnel from the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee will patrol the borders between Greece and Turkey from 11 March. By ...

News item | 18-03-2020 | 19:14

Bijleveld: Defence preparing to help in the fight against corona

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence is preparing to help the population of the Netherlands in the fight against the corona virus. ...

News item | 17-03-2020 | 16:40

A look at the Defence news 2 – 8 March

Bijleveld calls to strengthen NATO and the EU for the security of Europe. Europe must take greater responsibility for its own ...

News item | 11-03-2020 | 15:20

A look at the Defence news 24 February - 1 March

Royal Netherlands Navy patrols in the Strait of Hormuz HNLMS De Ruyter has officially been deployed in the Strait of Hormuz, ...

News item | 04-03-2020 | 15:09