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A look at the Defence news 24 - 30 May

The Ministry of Defence has started excavating a British aircraft in Nieuwe Niedorp in the province of North Holland. The Vickers ...

News item | 02-06-2021 | 17:12

A look at the Defence news 17 – 23 May

The Caribbean Coastguard intercepted almost 50% fewer drugs in 2020 compared to the previous year. Significantly fewer illegal ...

News item | 26-05-2021 | 17:44

A look at the Defence news 27 January – 2 February

Assess the maritime security situation in the Strait of Hormuz. This is the assignment with which Royal Netherlands Navy ship ...

News item | 05-02-2020 | 16:00

A look at the Defence news 25 November - 1 December

The air defence and command frigate HNLMS De Ruyter is set to leave for the Persian Gulf in January.

News item | 04-12-2019 | 17:04

A look at the Defence news 18 - 22 September

The disaster relief effort by Dutch, French and German military personnel to the Bahamas has ended. Following this initial ...

News item | 25-09-2019 | 17:04

Dutch personnel arrive in the Bahamas

Approximately 550 Dutch military personnel have arrived in the Bahamas. They have been tasked with providing disaster relief to ...

News item | 11-09-2019 | 22:15

Navy ships head for the Bahamas to provide disaster relief after hurricane Dorian

The Netherlands will provide the Bahamas with disaster relief following the widespread havoc wreaked by hurricane Dorian. The ...

News item | 06-09-2019 | 15:02

A look at the Defence news 30 July – 4 August

On 30 July, the Royal Netherlands Navy ship HNLMS Groningen intercepted 470 kilos of cocaine north of Aruba.

News item | 07-08-2019 | 15:58

A look at the Defence news 23 – 29 July

Last week, the Royal Netherlands Navy rescued 2 fishermen in the Caribbean. They had been drifting at sea for 18 days.

News item | 01-08-2019 | 09:03

A look at the Defence news 8 - 14 July

The wrecks of the submarines KXVII and O16 have disappeared. That was the message conveyed by the expeditionary team that visited ...

News item | 18-07-2019 | 13:52

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