Defense has found a successor for the C-130H Hercules in the C-390M of the Brazilian manufacturer Embraer. The intention is that the first new transport aircraft will arrive in the Netherlands in 2026.
The F-35s that the Netherlands has stationed in Bulgaria are flying their last missions today. The task is to monitor the airspace on the eastern flank of the NATO treaty area.
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the Netherlands of AIM-9X Block II Missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $117 million.
The Ministry of Defence is sending a limited number of Armoured Howitzers to Ukraine. The mobile 155mm gun is the heaviest weaponry of the army.
Already aboard a number of naval platforms worldwide, Leonardo’s LIONFISH® family of defense systems has now also been selected by the Royal Netherlands Navy.
The first unmanned reconnaissance aircraft MQ-9 Reaper from the Netherlands has been officially acquired from the manufacturer.
The Netherlands has been officially declared Initial Operational Capable (IOC) with the F-35 squadron.
U.S. and Dutch officials recently formalized an agreement for the Netherlands to purchase Lockheed Martin’s PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptors and related support equipment.
On the 2nd of June Damen Shipyards Galati has performed the keel-laying ceremony on the Combat Support Ship (CSS) Den Helder.