The Netherlands armed forces rarely carry out military operations independently. The Netherlands Defence organisation usually works in cooperation with other countries’ armed forces. This international cooperation is important in the preparation and execution phases of many military operations, but equally important for cutting costs by, for example, collectively procuring and maintaining military materiel and collectively training troops.
A look at the Defence news 26 June – 2 July
05-07-2017 | 11:43
Simpler, improved and more efficient air defence. That was the result of the largest and most advanced air defence exercise in...
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 6 – 12 March
15-03-2017 | 13:46
Last week, Belgian F-16s responsible for the surveillance of the airspace of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg...
A look at the Defence news 13 February – 19 February
22-02-2017 | 15:41
Dutch fighter aircraft now have permission to enter French airspace if they are escorting a civilian aircraft that could pose a...
A look at the Defence news 30 January – 5 February (video)
08-02-2017 | 10:49
Russia’s current attitude, terrorism, large migration flows, the impending scarcity of natural resources. These are all...
A look at the Defence news 23 – 29 January
01-02-2017 | 15:23
The Dutch F-16s protecting the airspace over Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania intercepted an Antonov-26 Curl and a Sukhoi-24...