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  • 2 December 2013
    Authorities

    Ambassador of the kingdom of Netherlands in Sri Lanka, His Excellency Louis Piet called on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage at the Naval Headquarters on 29th November 2013. He introduced the newly appointed Netherlands Defence attach, Mr. Allard Wagemaker, who is based in New Delhi, to the Navy Commander. They […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Industry news

    The Royal Netherlands Navy ships HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën and HNLMS Friesland are currently moored in St. Petersburg for the NEVA maritime exhibition. The NEVA exhibition is one of the biggest international trade fairs in the world for international shipping, shipbuilding and offshore energy technology. High-quality and innovative As examples of high-quality and innovative Dutch […]

  • 16 February 2012

      On 10 February 2012, divers of the Royal Netherlands Navy recovered the body of a missing Dutchman from a German lake. The military personnel had assisted German police in the search for the man at the request of the mayor of Horst aan de Maas. The 43-year-old Dutchman from Grubbenvorst went missing on 3 […]

  • 29 December 2011
    Training & Education

    The Russian Defense Ministry said that its navy will attend the Dutch-Hosted Multinational Search and Rescue Exercise „Baltic Sarex-2012“. The exercise will be held on May 7-12, 2012 in coastal waters of the island of Broholm (Denmark). The Delegation of Russian Navy will attend the conference. The conference will be held on January 25-26, 2012 […]

  • 10 February 2021
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    British arms, security, and aerospace company BAE Systems has been selected to supply twelve Bofors 40 Mk4 naval guns to the Belgian and Dutch navies as part of the joint mine counter measures vessels (MCMV) program.

  • 20 January 2021
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Thales has been selected to supply NS50 radars for next-generation mine countermeasures vessels (MCMV) ordered by the navies of Belgium and the Netherlands.

  • 23 November 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Kership, a subsidiary of the shipyards Naval Group and Piriou, has selected ENGIE Solutions to carry out the studies and installation of all the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems and cold rooms on six minesweepers for the Royal Belgian Navy and six units for the Dutch Navy.

  • 17 November 2020
    Operations, Vessels

    The Royal Navy recently seized cocaine worth more than £120m in the Caribbean.

  • 13 November 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On 12 November, the Pakistan Navy commissioned its new corvette named PNS Tabuk (F-272) at the Port of Constanta, Romania.

  • 5 October 2020
    Operations

    A Royal Navy task group has prevented drugs worth more than £160 million ($207.5 million) from potentially reaching the UK on two operations in the Caribbean.

  • 17 September 2020
    Operations

    A Royal Navy Wildcat helicopter worked with HNLMS Groningen of the Royal Netherlands Navy to get ready for operations together in the war against the illegal drugs trade in the Caribbean. The Wildcat of 815 Naval Air Squadron, from RFA Argus, carried out flying exercises with the Groningen, qualifying the navy fliers to use the […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    GE’s Power Conversion business has signed a contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) to deliver an energy management and electric propulsion package intended for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s new combat support ship (CSS), HNLMS Den Helder (A834).

  • 3 July 2020
    Vessels

    Amid the coronavirus crisis, a new contractual milestone was crossed by the Belgium Naval & Robotics teams representing the Naval Group-ECA Group consortium.

  • 18 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Bundestag — German federal parliament — has allocated around €6 billion for the procurement of four MKS 180 multipurpose combat ships for the German Navy.

  • 27 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have decided to join efforts in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis currently affecting their overseas territories. In order to help relieve local populations, they decided to bring a coordinated military answer in support of civilian crisis management tools. French, British and Dutch armed forces are deploying military assets […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    The first two contracts for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s combat support ship (CSS) project were awarded to RH Marine and Heinen & Hopman last week, shipbuilder Damen said. As explained, the contracts were signed with a modified working method in accordance with the current guidelines of the Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and Environment. […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Águas Azuis consortium and Emgepron, an independent Brazilian state company linked to the Ministry of Defense through the Brazilian Navy Command, signed a contract for building four Tamandaré-class corvettes in Rio de Janeiro on March 5, 2020. The consortium, created by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), Embraer Defense & Security and Atech, was selected last […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Vessels

    More than a hundred mainly Dutch companies will contribute to the construction of the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) new combat support ship (CSS) HNLMS Den Helder (A834), shipbuilder Damen said. The contract was signed today in Den Helder by the Director of Defence Material Organization (DMO), Vice Admiral Arie Jan de Waard and Arnout Damen, […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Vessels

    The Pakistan Navy has commissioned a 2,300-ton corvette PNS Yarmook (F-271) in a ceremony held at Constanta Port, Romania on February 13, 2020. Ordered in 2017, the newbuilding is the first of two Pakistan Navy units based on the offshore patrol vessel (OPV) design of Dutch shipbuilder Damen. PNS Yarmook was built at Damen Shipyards […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Industry news

    The Netherlands-based company Royal IHC and trade unions FNV, CNV vakmensen.nl, RMU and De Unie have signed a covenant within the framework of the program for the replacement of the Dutch Walrus class submarines. A year ago, Royal IHC and France’s defense contractor Naval Group joined forces in a bid to secure a contract for […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has delivered the long-range ocean patrol (Patrulla Oceánica de Largo Alcance – POLA) class vessel, ARM Reformador, to the Mexican Navy. A ceremony marking final acceptance and delivery of the newbuild has been held by the Secretariat of the Navy of Mexico (SEMAR). Speaking at the ceremony, Admiral José Rafael Ojeda Durán, […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Mexican Navy’s two new dredgers have been flagged and entered into service, Dutch shipbuilder Damen said. Among them is the Damen cutter suction dredger (CSD) 650 ARM Laguna Morelos (ADR-19). As informed, the dredger will undertake various dredging, depth maintenance and land reclamation projects in the Gulf of Mexico, the first project being the […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Vessels

    The Royal Netherlands Navy’s amphibious transport ship Johan de Witt will receive a midlife upgrade (MLU) as it has almost reached the halfway point of its expected lifecycle. The upgrade will guarantee its capabilities until 2032 and keep the ship operational, Dutch shipbuilder Damen said. Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding and RH Marine, which specializes in […]

  • 30 December 2019
    Vessels

    Mexican Navy’s POLA-class ARM Reformador, the Mexican equivalent of Damen’s SIGMA Frigate 10514, has completed sea trials, Dutch shipbuilding group Damen said. The program of sea trials included testing of platform and combat systems in addition to training of Mexican Navy crews. Damen said that the completion of these sea trials indicates how the project […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy ships from the carrier strike group assembled around aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) have welcomed a Dutch frigate into their formation as they completed a major pre-deployment exercise. De Zeven Provinciën-class frigate HNLMS De Ruyter (FFG-804) worked with Carrier Strike Group 10 (CSG-10) vessels to complete what was the first […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Authorities

    Royal Netherlands Navy and Portuguese Navy Karel Doorman-class frigates are getting Thales-developed Vigile D radar electronic support measures as part of their planned upgrades. The solution will be fitted on three Dutch Navy vessels, and two Portuguese Navy frigates. As explained by Thales, Vigile D helps electronic warfare systems cope with the growth in Electromagnetic […]