Committed to peace and security, always and everywhere.
Defence stands for peace and security, in the Netherlands and elsewhere. The armed forces contribute to stability and freedom in the world. The Ministry of Defence comprises the Ministry itself (Central Staff), the four armed forces (the Royal Netherlands Navy, the Royal Netherlands Army, the Royal Netherlands Air Force and the Royal Military and Border Police), Support Command and the Defence Materiel Organisation. With a workforce of some 69,000, the Ministry of Defence is one of the biggest employers in the Netherlands.
Defence personnel battles the dust in Portugal
High temperatures, a mountainous area and a dusty environment. These are three typical conditions under which ...
Russian giant helps Dutch military personnel redeploy from Kunduz
The largest helicopter in the world, the Russian Mi-26, transports materiel of the Dutch police training ...