New IFF systems for Belgian, Portuguese, Dutch M-class ships

The navies of Belgium, Portugal and the Netherlands have signed a contract with Thales for the delivery of new Mode ...

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Video: Belgian minehunter destroys WWII mine

Belgian Navy Tripartite-class minehunter BNS Bellis (M916) found an unexploded mine from the Second World War in ...

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BNS Godetia becomes NATO SNMCMG1 flagship

Belgian Navy command and support ship BNS Godetia assumed the role of NATO Standing Mine Countermeasures Group 1 ...

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Belgian Navy tests Camcopter S-100 UAS

The Belgian Navy recently tested the maritime surveillance capabilities of Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 ...

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Video: BNS Louise-Marie in slow-mo missile firing action

Karel Doorman-class frigate BNS Louise-Marie F931 recently became the first Belgian Navy ship to fire the Harpoon ...

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NATO ships meet Russia's Yantar in English Channel

RFS Yantar, the Russian Navy’s oceanographic vessel – also referred to as spy ship, underwater ...

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OIP, Hydroid join forces for Belgian MCM program

Belgian defense contractor OIP Sensor Systems (OIP) announced it has signed a teaming agreement with Hydroid, a ...

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Spanish frigate to lead Mediterranean operation Sea Guardian

Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Navarra will be leading a three-ship NATO group during the Mediterranean Sea operation ...

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Belgium OKs acquisition of six new minehunters

The Belgian government on Friday, January 26, decided to give the department of defense its green light for the ...

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Belgium takes the helm of SNMCMG1

The Belgian Navy is now in charge of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) after taking over ...

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Belgian minehunter BNS Primula wraps up SNMCMG1 deployment

Helping NATO’s Standing Mine Countermeasure Group 1 (SNMCMG1) clear historic ordnance off the coast of France ...

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BNS Louise-Marie concludes operation Sophia deployment

Belgian Navy frigate BNS Louise Marie concluded her deployment to the EU-led migrant crisis operation in the ...

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Belgian Navy picks SeeByte for unmanned systems software

The Belgian Navy has selected Batelle’s SeeByte to deliver its software and personnel training for the ...

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Belgian Navy frigate deploys to operation Sophia

Belgian Navy’s multi-purpose frigate BNS Louise Marie departed Belgian naval base Zeebrugge on Monday to ...

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Belgian minehunter joins Baltic Fortress drill off Estonia

Navy ships from BALTRON states – Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia – kicked off the international maritime ...

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NATO's SNMG1 concludes drills off Norway

Warships from Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) made a port call in Trondheim, Norway after concluding ...

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Belgium, Netherlands to jointly acquire frigates, MCM ships

Belgium is joining the Netherlands in a naval acquisition that will see both countries invest around two billion ...

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Belgian Navy, US Coast Guard complete law enforcement drill

Members of the Belgian Navy and U.S. Coast Guard recently completed a week-long maritime law enforcement exercise ...

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Belgian Navy to receive new research vessel by 2020

Belgian Navy research ship R/V Belgica is scheduled to get a successor by 2020, the Belgium government announced on ...

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VIDEO: BNS Leopold I tests barrels off Norway

The Belgian Navy recently shared a video of its multi-purpose frigate BNS Leopold I testing its missile firing ...

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Belgian Defense Minister visits Open Spirit 2016

The Belgian Defense Minister will attend the multinational mine countermeasures (MCM) operation Open Spirit 2016 ...

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