The Royal Netherlands Air Force is a modern, high-tech armed forces Service that contributes to peace and security on a global basis. For this purpose, it has highly-qualified personnel, aircraft, helicopters and other weapon systems at its disposal.
Dutch personnel arrive in the Bahamas
11-09-2019 | 22:15
Approximately 550 Dutch military personnel have arrived in the Bahamas. They have been tasked with providing disaster relief to ...
A look at the Defence news 8 - 14 July
18-07-2019 | 13:52
The wrecks of the submarines KXVII and O16 have disappeared. That was the message conveyed by the expeditionary team that visited ...
A look at the Defence news 10 - 16 June
19-06-2019 | 13:23
After a 3 year absence, the Royal Netherlands Air Force Days are back. Dutch air power presented itself to the general public at ...
A look at the Defence news 18 – 25 February
27-02-2019 | 16:46
In a letter to the House of Representatives, Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld-Schouten reported that the Defence Intelligence ...
A look at the Defence news 3 – 10 December
12-12-2018 | 15:17
Dutch F-16s supported ground troops in the fight against ISIS, taking part in nine missions and using force in seven of these. ...
New at Defence: Netherlands Special Operations Command (video)
07-12-2018 | 13:45
Special Operations Forces (SOF) are becoming increasingly important, yet at a national level this capability was until recently ...