Damen to develop prototype survey boat for Dutch Navy

The Netherlands’ Defense Material Organization (DMO) procurement agency has awarded Dutch shipbuilder Damen ...

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Belgium awards minehunter replacement construction deal

Belgium has chosen a consortium led by France’s Naval Group for the construction of 12 new minehunters for ...

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Russian task group escorted through English Channel

A Russian Navy task group is being escorted through the English Channel as they head towards the Mediterranean Sea. ...

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Thales to develop air warfare suite for new Dutch frigates

The Netherlands Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) has contracted Thales to develop a new anti-air warfare system, ...

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SNMG2 frigates on force integration training in Eastern Med

Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) are currently underway in the Eastern Mediterranean ...

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Atlas pitches MCM toolbox for new Belgian, Dutch minehunters

German-based technology company Atlas is offering a set of mine countermeasures (MCM) systems for a new class of ...

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Dutch air-defense frigate becomes SNMG2 flagship

The Royal Netherlands Navy’s air defense and command frigate HNLMS Evertsen got underway from her homeport in ...

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Belgium Naval & Robotics teams up with Flanders Ship Repair

The Belgium Naval & Robotics consortium composed of French companies Naval Group and ECA Group has joined ...

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Dutch ship to join HMS Queen Elizabeth on first deployment

The Netherlands became the first UK ally to announce it would send a warship to join the Royal Navy aircraft ...

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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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Dutch OPV nabs 406 kilos of cocaine in Caribbean Sea

The Royal Netherlands Navy offshore patrol vessel HNLMS Friesland has seized 406 kilos of cocaine from a vessel in ...

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Netherlands, Denmark request torpedo, SM-2 missiles from US

Raytheon and BAE Systems would be prime contractors on the proposed sales.

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Royal Navy hands over command of SNMG2 to Dutch Navy

NATO’s Standing Maritime Group changed command in a ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal, on June 30. Commodore Mike ...

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Damen-Saab duo unveils Walrus-replacement submarine design

Swedish submarine specialist Saab and its Dutch partner Damen have unveiled official images of their proposal for ...

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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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Navy wins big in Dutch 2018 defense white paper

The Royal Netherlands Navy, with over EUR6 billion in funds set aside for its acquisition and maintenance programs, ...

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Dutch submarine HNLMS Walrus concludes Portsmouth visit

Royal Dutch Navy submarine HNLMS Walrus paid a weekend visit to Portsmouth, UK, becoming the first submarine in two ...

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STX France, EDR, Socarenam team for Belgian MCM project

French shipbuilders STX France and Socarenam joined forces with Belgium’s EDR to try and secure a contract ...

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Dutch frigate nabs 1,600kg of cocaine on New Year's Eve

Dutch Navy frigate HNLMS Van Speijk intercepted 1,600 kilos of cocaine during a New Year’s Eve operation in ...

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HNLMS Rotterdam returns from piracy mission off Somalia

A team of Dutch and Swedish sailors and marines have returned from a three-month deployment to the Horn of Africa ...

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HNLMS Makkum discovers wreck of German Imperial Navy sub

A Royal Netherlands Navy minehunter has discovered the wreck of the German Imperial Navy mine-laying submarine ...

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