News - Future Force


Are you new to the Future Force Program and are you curious to find out what collaboration between other civilian organisations and the Ministry of Defense look like? Below, you will find the latest news and developments on Future Force related topics and news about existing/ newly-developed civilian-military partnerships.
Most articles are retrieved from the Ministry of Defense Intranet and

Radios are the first concrete step towards German-Dutch connectivity

Good, secure military communication and data connections are increasingly important. Certainly also those with foreign partners, since the Netherlands mainly acts in an international context. Spiral 0 is the 1st concrete step towards the secure connection of all mobile systems with foreign partners (international operability). State Secretary Barbara Visser informed the House today about this proposed project.

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Future Force Program – Let's Get Digital!

Due to the tightened COVID-19 measures, the Future Force program kick-off and associated network meetings that were planned on 2 and 5 October 2020 are unfortunately canceled. However, this does not mean that we immediately dismiss our plans because your knowledge and skills are still desperately needed, even more in times like these!

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Parts of a crashed NH90 helicopter arrived at Gilze-Rijen Air Base

Last night, the parts of the crashed NH90 helicopter have arrived at Gilze-Rijen Air Base. The helicopter disappeared on July 19 in the Caribbean sea. The wreckage was salvaged in the first week of September and arrived in the Netherlands by ship.

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Salvaging of the NH90 has started

Answers to the 5 most important questions The wreckage of the NH90 helicopter that crashed into the Caribbean sea on July 19 will be salvaged starting from next Thursday. A team of specialists is expecting to bring 2 parts of the helicopter ashore on September 10.

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