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Bijleveld: Defence preparing to help in the fight against corona

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence is preparing to help the population of the Netherlands in the fight against the corona virus. ...

News item | 17-03-2020 | 16:18

Netherlands Defence Intelligence and Security Service disrupts Russian cyber operation targeting OPCW

On 13 April 2018, with support from the Netherlands General Intelligence and Security Service and UK counterparts, the ...

News item | 04-10-2018 | 13:00

Chief of Defence resigns

Chief of Defence General Tom Middendorp resigned from his post this evening. He followed the example of Minister of Defence ...

News item | 03-10-2017 | 22:34

Minister Hennis resigns

Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert has tendered her resignation. She announced her decision at the end of the debate prompted by ...

News item | 03-10-2017 | 22:00

Largest naval vessel arrives in St Maarten

HNLMS Karel Doorman is moored in the port of St Maarten as of today. The naval vessel has brought more than a thousand tonnes of ...

News item | 01-10-2017 | 13:32

Dutch military providing emergency relief on Dominica

The offshore patrol vessel HNLMS Zeeland will provide emergency relief on the island of Dominica. Like St Maarten, Dominica is ...

News item | 22-09-2017 | 16:00

Curaçao’s prime minister and Dutch defence minister to visit St Maarten

Prime Minister of Curaçao Eugene Rhuggenaath and Dutch defence minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert will visit St Maarten in early ...

News item | 21-09-2017 | 19:55

Largest naval vessel bringing relief supplies to Caribbean

The Joint Logistic Support Ship HNLMS Karel Doorman has departed for the Caribbean from the naval port of Den Helder. It is ...

News item | 20-09-2017 | 16:55

Military helicopter brings food and water to St Maarten (video)

Yesterday an NH90 maritime helicopter flew to St Maarten to bring food and water to the island, which has been badly affected by ...

News item | 18-09-2017 | 12:30

Netherlands to continue contributing to UN mission in Mali in 2017

This Friday the government decided that the Netherlands will again contribute to MINUSMA, the UN peace mission in Mali, in 2017.

News item | 07-10-2016 | 15:15