Friday, January 22, 2021

Topic: Netherlands

Dutch Army uses cutting-edge device to shoot down drones

The Dutch Army has recently completed a live-fire counter-drone trial using a cutting-edge device, called the Smart Shooter's SMASH Fire Control System.  Soldiers from all branches of the army,...

Boeing gets $2,2 billion contract for small diameter bombs

Aerospace giant Boeing was awarded a $2,2 billion contract by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center on 24 September to manufacture and deliver Small Diameter...

U.S. tells Congress of plans to sell PAC-3 missiles to Netherlands

The U.S. State Department recently approved the potential sale to the Netherlands of more than $241 million worth of PAC-3 missiles. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency issued a...

Dutch Special Forces to receive 249 military quads from Defenture

Dutch-based vehicle manufacturer Defenture signed the contract for the supply of 249 military diesel quads with the Dutch Ministry of Defense, according to a company news release. Defenture,...

U.S. State Department clears $39 million sale of AMRAAM missiles to Netherlands

The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency said the State Department had approved the sale of AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) to the Netherlands. U.S. tells Congress...

Dutch NH90 helicopter crashed in the Caribbean

An NH90 maritime combat helicopter crashed into the sea, 12km off Aruba, killing a pilot and a tactical coordinator.  They are 34-year-old pilot Christine Martens and 33-year-old...

Royal Netherlands Air Force just got its new F-35 stealth fighters

On 14 July, the Royal Netherlands Air Force has received two more F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters at Leeuwarden Air Base, with some delay. New fighters were delivered...

Royal Netherlands Navy will receive underwater robots

Defensie Materieel Organisatie recently signed a contract with Saab for the supply of Sea Wasp ROVs for the Koninklijke Marine, Gabriel Alberto Bazzolo reported in his blog. This...

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U.S. Army repainting its military vehicles with green paint for camouflage

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Excalibur Army unveils new 155mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer

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