The fleet, navy personnel and marines of the Royal Netherlands Navy are deployed worldwide in the interests of ensuring security at sea and from the sea. The Royal Netherlands Navy is capable of carrying out independent operations and joint operations with the Army, Air Force and Marechaussee, as well as with international Allies. The Royal Netherlands Navy is deployed both at home and abroad for crisis management operations, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. The Royal Netherlands Navy is the oldest of the four Services of the Netherlands armed forces.
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...
A look at the Defence news 26 September – 1 October
04-10-2017 | 13:00
The Dutch Marine Corps and the German Navy Seebataillon unit have completed a 2-week joint training exercise in the Baltic Sea...
A look at the Defence news 11 – 17 September
20-09-2017 | 14:13
Next year, Netherlands military personnel will again be actively involved in the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, the...
A look at the Defence news 21 – 28 August
31-08-2017 | 11:08
Brigadier General Jeff Mac Mootry is the new commander of the Marine Corps. He has taken over from Brigadier General Frank van...
A look at the Defence news 31 May - 5 June
07-06-2017 | 14:55
"Brunssum has made a remarkable contribution to the lives of us all. I am convinced it will continue to do so in the future."...
A look at the Defence news 17-21 May
24-05-2017 | 09:44
All that is missing is the sand and the burning sun on your face. Apart from that, it is as if you really are walking down the...