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A look at the Defence news 3 – 10 December

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops in the fight against ISIS, taking part in nine missions and using force in seven of these. ...

News item | 12-12-2018 | 15:17

New at Defence: Netherlands Special Operations Command (video)

Special Operations Forces (SOF) are becoming increasingly important, yet at a national level this capability was until recently ...

News item | 07-12-2018 | 13:45

A look at the Defence news 27 November – 2 December

Dutch F-16s supported ground troops during 9 missions in the fight against ISIS, in 3 of which force was used. The aircraft came ...

News item | 05-12-2018 | 16:00

A look at the Defence news, 15 – 21 October

Earlier this week, the fuel systems of 2 Dutch F-35s were checked. The system of 1 aircraft was found to be not functioning ...

News item | 25-10-2018 | 12:04

A look at the Defence news 17 – 23 July

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence has signed an agreement with the United States of America for the procurement of 4 MQ-9 ...

News item | 25-07-2018 | 09:25

A look at the Defence news 16 – 22 April

Two Defence speeches have won the American Cicero Speechwriting Award. They are former minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert’s ...

News item | 25-04-2018 | 10:45

A look at the Defence news 9 – 15 April

Almost 70 jet fighters are participating in Frisian Flag, which started this week. During this major annual exercise hosted by ...

News item | 18-04-2018 | 12:24

Defence White Paper focusing on a robust, agile military force

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence can once again have confidence in the future. After years of budget cuts, the Defence ...

News item | 26-03-2018 | 15:20

A look at the Defence news 22 – 29 January

Dutch F-16s this week attacked ISIS positions and armoured vehicles. They were acting in support of coalition ground troops. ...

News item | 31-01-2018 | 13:34

A look at the Defence news 16 – 21 January

Dutch F-16s this week attacked an ISIS position. They were acting in support of coalition ground troops. This took place near Abu ...

News item | 24-01-2018 | 11:56