Dutch Navy Searches for Plane Wrecks in IJsselmeer

June 14, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Royal Netherlands Navy is currently looking for two aircraft wrecks in the IJsselmeer. The aircraft from the Second World War must be located near Makkum. It concerns a Lancaster and a Manchester of the British Air Force. Under water, historical information will be collected all week, just like last week. The intention is…

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Forbin in Exercise Formidable Shield 21

May 25, 2021 (Google Translation) – On Saturday May 15, 2021, after two days of operational break in compliance with the health constraints due to COVID-19, the crew of the Air Defense Frigate (FDA) Forbin left the Scottish port of Fairlie to reach the area of FORMIDABLE SHIELD 21 sea demonstration and exercise, west of the Hebrides. Forbin joined the…

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ECA Group’s INSPECTOR 125-class USV for MCMV Program

March 4, 2021 – Within their Mine Countermeasures capability replacement programme, the Belgian and the Royal Netherlands navies chose the INSPECTOR 125-class USV. At the heart of the MCM mission and the centerpiece of the naval drone system, the INSPECTOR 125 combines all advantages of a sea proven and robust solution with many innovative functions. The INSPECTOR 125 USV has…

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Terma SCANTER 6000 Radar Selected for MCM Program

Leiden, 26 February 2021 – SCANTER 6000 radar solution closing the gap between standard marine navigation radars and more expensive military surveillance radar systems and secures total situational awareness on Belgian/Netherlands replacement MCMV program. As the construction of the first joint Belgian and Dutch replacement Mine Countermeasures (MCMV) vessel will start in February 2021, Terma is proud to announce that…

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Naval Group and Kership select ABC and FN Herstal as key suppliers for the Belgium and Netherlands MCM program

November 5, 2020 – ABC and FN Herstal have been selected as strategic suppliers for the mine counter measures vessels built by Kership Shipyard for Naval Group to the benefit of the Belgian and Royal Netherlands Navies. Two strategic Belgian companies, ABC and FN Herstal, have been selected to provide equipment for the twelve mine counter measures vessels (MCMV) equipped…

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Exercise Joint Warrior Begins Next Week

September 28, 2020 – Thousands of sailors, soldiers and airmen and airwomen will next week take part in Exercise Joint Warrior, a major show of NATO’s collective force and capability. Taking part will be the Royal Navy’s largest and most powerful warship HMS Queen Elizabeth, taking her place at the heart of a UK-led NATO Carrier Strike Group. With her…

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Naval Group Teams with Kership on Minehunter Deck Equipment

July 31, 2020 (Google Translation) – Brusselle Carral, a Belgian company based in Zeebruges, has been selected on July 28th 2020 as supplier of deck equipment for the mine hunters built by Kership for Belgium Naval & Robotics (Naval Group / ECA Group consortium) for the Belgian and Dutch Navies. Brusselle Carral is based in Zeebruges, Flanders and its activities…

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