The Dutch "Walrus-class replacement program" will take more time than initially planned...
Tag Archives : Netherlands
30 Oct 2021
The Hellenic defense procurement agency (GDDIA) and the Dutch Defense Materiel Organization (DMO) signed on 27 October 2021 a letter of intent (LOI) for the transfer of two Karel Doorman-class (M-class) frigates and 6 Alkmaar-class (Tripartite-class) mine countermeasures (MCM) vessels
31 May 2021
The Dutch Ministry of Defense on May 28 informed the House of Representatives about the progress of Walrus-class submarines replacement program. It was followed by the first official communication on the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) future submarine program since December 2019 and the release of the "B-Letter".
25 Feb 2021
RTSYS is proud to confirm a multi-million euro contract with the Netherlands for the supply of 7 SEMA ASW training targets...
23 Nov 2020
Following a call for tenders, Kership, a subsidiary of the shipyards Naval Group and Piriou, has selected ENGIE Solutions to carry out the studies and installation of all the HVAC systems (Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning) and cold rooms on 6 minesweepers for the Royal Belgian Navy and 6 other ships for the Netherlands.
31 Aug 2020
Damen has been working on the Australian Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) since 2016. A floating laboratory icebreaker that will carry out research in the Southern Oceans and around Antarctica. After the initial construction of RSV Nuyina at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania, the ship is now undertaking final commissioning tests and being prepared for sea trials in Vlissingen, the Netherlands.
24 Jun 2020
The Royal Netherlands Navy (Koninklijke Marine) and Belgian Navy (Marinecomponent/Composante marine) will replace their current M-frigates (Karel Doorman-class), the Dutch MoD confirmed today in an official statement. The future frigates’ main task will be anti-submarine warfare (ASW) thanks to a new type of torpedo and their embarked NH90 NFH maritime helicopter.
25 May 2020
The construction of the Future Surface Combatant for the navies of the Netherlands (Koninklijke Marine) and Belgium (Belgian Naval Component) could face a further delay according to local media. The two parties don't seem to agree on some of the specifications of the so-called M-Frigate replacement.
23 Apr 2020
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 relief local populations, they decided to bring a coordinate military answer in support of civilian crisis management tools.