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Netherlands F-16 fighter jet literally ran into its own rounds during exercise

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The Dutch state broadcaster NOS has reported a Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft literally ran into its own rounds in January during an exercise over Vlieland. According to the Dutch Broadcast Foundation, the incident occurred during the January exercise at the Leeuwarden air base, but information about it appeared only now. January […]

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Netherlands completes delivery of CV90 combat vehicles to Estonia

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The Netherlands has completed the delivery of 44 infantry fighting vehicles to Estonia, according to the headquarters of the defense forces. Baltic News Service reported that all 44 CV90 IFVs purchased from the Netherlands have been handed over to the defense forces and all vehicles have also reached Estonia. “At the end of 2014, Estonia concluded […]

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Royal Netherlands Air Force to receive four MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft

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Royal Netherlands Air Force is to receive a four new MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft under a contract announced by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on 21 March. Scramble, a Dutch aviation magazine, has reported that General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (CA) was awarded a $123 million contract for four MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 […]

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Thales contracted for Multi Mission Radars for Royal Netherlands Army

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Defense electronic systems company Thales has been awarded contracts totaling for Royal Netherlands Army of Multi Mission Radars. According to a statement, Thales has been awarded a Defense Materiel Organisation (DMO) contract for production of the nine Multi Mission Radar (MMR).  “Years of studies and testing have led to a series contract between Thales and […]

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Lockheed Martin rolls out first operational F-35 for Netherlands

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Lockheed Martin has rolled out the first operational F-35 fighter aircraft for the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF). Dutch and American officials celebrated the roll out of the first operational F-35A Lightning II for the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas, commemorating a transformational leap in capability for the future […]

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Netherlands plans to buy additional F-35 fighter jets

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The Dutch government has released some details of the national plan on the NATO Defence Investment Pledge. According to report of the Scramble Magazine, Dutch government approved to set aside more money for the defense ministry in line with Nato agreements and that means buying additional F-35A Lightning II fighter jets for the Royal Netherlands Air […]

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Netherlands Marine Corps to receive new DMV Anaconda military vehicles

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The Netherlands Marine Corps or Korps Mariniers will receive a first 36 DMV Anaconda 4×4 tactical military vehicles in 2019. The first 36 DMV Anaconda tactical military vehicles developed by the Deba Bedrijfswagens B.V.  will be formally transferred to Korps Mariniers on 31 January 2019. Two months later, another 10 will follow. The DMV Anaconda is a light 4×4 vehicle in […]

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U.S. State Department approves sale of Patriot missiles to Netherlands

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The U.S. Department of State has approved a possible foreign military sale to the Netherlands of Patriot missiles. The sale, which was announced by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) on 5 September, is valued at $105 million and covers the Recapitalization (RECAP) of four Netherlands Patriot Fire Units. The sale includes a variety of […]

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US approves MK 54 torpedo conversion kits sale to Netherlands

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The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the Netherlands of 106 MK 54 torpedo conversion kits. The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a 31 July statement that Netherlands requests to buy 106 MK 54 anti-submarine warfare (ASW) torpedo conversion kits. The approval, which was announced by the DSCA, includes […]

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Dutch Military selects GA-ASI to provide unmanned aircraft systems

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has announced that the Dutch Ministry of Defence (MoD) selected company has been selected to provide unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF).  According to the statement, this decision follows consideration by the Ministry of Defence for the Netherlands. “We are extremely pleased to have the opportunity to […]

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