HNLMS Johan de Witt Embarks Three NH90s for FOST

November 25, 2020 (Google Translation) – Starting this week, the Royal Netherlands Air Force will practice for the first time with 3 NH90s simultaneously on board an amphibious transport ship of the Royal Netherlands Navy. HNLMS Johan de Witt and the maritime combat helicopters participate in the Fleet Operational Sea Training, in which they practice various aspects of warfare. The…

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Amphibious Operations in Dynamic Mariner

October 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – Bringing forces from the sea to the land: this is the challenge of amphibious operations. From the discreet insertion of commandos to the landing of a multinational force, these maneuvers are among the most complex to achieve. The amphibian is indeed one of the rare operational areas simultaneously implementing air-sea and land resources. During…

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HNLMS Johan de Witt to Receive New Thales Radars

July 16, 2020 – A major reason for selecting the NS100, next to its unparalleled performance, is fleet-wise logistic advantages. The Royal Netherlands Navy already operates the latest generation of Thales 4D AESA radars on the majority of its vessels and, given the radar’s flexible architecture, it is easy to offer through–life introduction of new capabilities thereby future-proofing the radar.…

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Baltic Breeze helps the navy to remain operational

June 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – After a corona break of many weeks, four Dutch navy ships left the port of Den Helder at the end of last month. And this for a large-scale exercise with the Belgians in the North Sea and Denmark. The amphibious transport ships HNLMS Rotterdam and HNLMS Johan de Witt, the frigates HNLMS Van Speijk…

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