Thales NS50 Radar to Equip New Belgium & Dutch MCM Vessels

January 20, 2021 – The navies of Belgium and the Netherlands rely on Thales, Naval Group and KERSHIP shipyard to equip the 12 next generation Mine Counter Measures Vessels with NS50 radars for Air & Surface Surveillance with Fire Control capabilities. The NS50 provides for the first time a complete and superior level of self-protection capability against air and surface…

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Netherlands Begins Term of SNMCMG1 Command

January 14, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Netherlands today takes over command from Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1). The fleet association will be clearing explosives in the North Sea and Baltic Sea for the next 6 months. It also ensures that the fleet is ready for military operations at any time. The Royal Netherlands Navy is in charge…

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RH Marine and Damen support the Royal Netherlands Navy in smarter vessel maintenance

November 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – RH Marine and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) will help to make the maintenance of the vessels of the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) more efficient and predictable using data science. Both companies signed a cooperation agreement with the RNLN’s Department of Material Conservation (DMI). The aim of the collaboration is to use data science…

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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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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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