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23 news items on Defence
Defence real estate plan poorly explained
The Ministry of Defence’s Strategic Real Estate Plan (SVP) is intended to put an end to long-lasting problems regarding the ...
Operational effectiveness of the AIVD and MIVD under pressure
Little thought for implementation during preparation of the Intelligence and Security Services Act 2017 Preparation and ...
Ministry of Defence’s ten-year cost savings lower than projected
Important lessons for achievable spending cuts The Netherlands Court of Audit has found that the Ministry of Defence has failed ...
Minister offers better insight into project but submarine budget is too low
Submarine deployment below Defence ambition for at least 10 years The Ministry of Defence correctly informed parliament at the ...
Cyber security of border controls at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is not adequate
An audit by the Netherlands Court of Audit has revealed that the cyber security of the border controls operated by Dutch border ...
Billions placed in revolving funds but little accountability
The Dutch government is increasingly using revolving funds to achieve social goals, for example to encourage domestic energy ...
Biggest defence procurement project ever is a lesson for the future
Netherlands Court of Audit bundles 20 years of auditing the JSF Lessons can be learnt from the Dutch government’s involvement in ...
Stricter checks of JSF invoices
Audit leads to supplementary agreement with the US The invoices the Netherlands receives from the United States for the ...
UN mission to Mali: shortcomings in training, materiel and maintenance
Mission pressure is a risk to the readiness of the armed forces Lack of equipment, inadequate training, spare parts that don’t ...
Dollar exchange rate risks to procurement of JSF
In a letter to the House of Representatives of 19 January 2016, the Court of Audit considered the risk of the higher euro/dollar ...