The Royal Netherlands Army’s land operations contribute to freedom, security and prosperity in the Netherlands and abroad. The Army is able to perform its tasks thanks to its professional and well-trained military personnel. They push on where others stop. They conduct combat operations under the most extreme circumstances, provide humanitarian aid and lend support during disasters.
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 ...
A look at the Defence news 1 - 7 May
09-05-2018 | 14:38
The Royal Netherlands Army will be introducing new CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) reconnaissance vehicles. ...
A look at the Defence news 9 – 15 April
18-04-2018 | 12:24
Almost 70 jet fighters are participating in Frisian Flag, which started this week. During this major annual exercise hosted by ...
Defence White Paper focusing on a robust, agile military force
26-03-2018 | 15:20
The Netherlands Ministry of Defence can once again have confidence in the future. After years of budget cuts, the Defence ...
A look at the Defence News 19 December – 7 January
10-01-2018 | 16:30
On 3 January, 6 Dutch F-16 fighters left for the Middle East from Volkel Air Base to join the international coalition currently ...
A look at the Defence news 3 – 8 October
11-10-2017 | 10:45
France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have set up a temporary multinational coordination cell. The purpose of this ...