Dutch Coast Guard to Deploy Two New Aircraft in 2022

October 1, 2020 (Google Translation) – Coast Guard Netherlands (KWNL) will have 2 new aircraft from spring 2022. That is contractually agreed today. The Dash-8s are leased from a consortium for 10 years. This consists of the Dutch company JetSupport and the Canadian company Provincial Aerospace. The consortium also supplies the pilots and maintenance personnel. The air observers will continue…

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Second Drug Bust in Three Days for HNLMS Groningen

September 15, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Dutch warship Groningen has intercepted a drug transport for the 2nd time in 3 days. In the Caribbean Sea, the patrol ship was able to force a so-called go-fast to stop last Friday. He had an estimated 465 kilos of cocaine on board. Last week, the crew already intercepted 455 kilos of cocaine.…

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