Alewijnse secures contract for Royal Netherlands Navy Combat Support Ship

July 6, 2020 – Alewijnse secures contract for electrical installation activities for Royal Netherlands Navy Combat Support Ship (CSS) On 11th June, Alewijnse Marine signed a contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding. With this contract, Alewijnse becomes responsible for the installation activities, including of the military equipment, for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) Combat Support Ship, HNLMS Den Helder. Alewijnse…

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Dutch Detail Frigate Plans

June 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – Defense will replace the current M-frigates. The main task of the yet to be built frigates is to combat submarines from a distance. This is done with a new torpedo, deployable from the ship or by the NH90 on-board helicopter. This is stated in the letter about the investigation phase that the House of…

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Dutch Finally Replacing Recycled Canadian Gun Mounts

April 21, 2020 (Google Translation) – The four air defense and command frigates (LCFs) get new 127mm guns. The Defense Materiel Organization announced the purchase from the Italian manufacturer Leonardo today. Thales Nederland has been contracted by Leonardo as a supplier. The new mounts will replace the former Canadian Oto-Melara 5in/54 gun mounts from the Iroquois Class destroyers, which are…

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