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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 1 - 7 May

The Royal Netherlands Army will be introducing new CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) reconnaissance vehicles. ...

News item | 09-05-2018 | 14:38

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 19 December – 7 January

On 3 January, 6 Dutch F-16 fighters left for the Middle East from Volkel Air Base to join the international coalition currently ...

News item | 10-01-2018 | 16:30

A look at the Defence news 3 – 8 October

France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have set up a temporary multinational coordination cell. The purpose of this ...

News item | 11-10-2017 | 10:45

A look at the Defence news 26 September – 1 October

The Dutch Marine Corps and the German Navy Seebataillon unit have completed a 2-week joint training exercise in the Baltic Sea ...

News item | 04-10-2017 | 13:00

A look at the Defence news 11 – 17 September

Next year, Netherlands military personnel will again be actively involved in the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, the ...

News item | 20-09-2017 | 14:13

A look at the Defence news 8 – 14 August

“We are working closely with our NATO partners to ensure the protection of Alliance territory. The enhanced Forward Presence ...

News item | 16-08-2017 | 11:32

A look at the Defence news 25 – 31 July

In Mali, Dutch military personnel secured the site north of Gao where a Tiger helicopter crashed on 26 July. The 2 German pilots ...

News item | 02-08-2017 | 09:04