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Dutch Special Forces to receive 249 military quads from Defenture

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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, together with its partner W-tec from Neede, will develop this special military quad between 2020 and 2024, test prototypes and build them in series for the Dutch […]

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

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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 of plans to sell 16 AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $39 million to Netherlands. “This proposed sale […]

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Dutch NH90 helicopter crashed in the Caribbean

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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 tactical coordinator Erwin Warnies, both in the rank of lieutenant. According to the Dutch Ministry of Defense, a crash involving an NH90 maritime combat helicopter has claimed the […]

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

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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 to the Netherlands with delay due to the COVID-19 lockdown in Italy, where the aircraft were built. According to the Scramble Magazine, the new F-35 fighters with […]

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Pentagon clears $40M sale of Excalibur tactical projectiles to Netherlands

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The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said the U.S. State Department had approved the sale of Excalibur tactical projectiles to the Netherlands. The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $40.55 million sale of 199 Excalibur Increment IB M982Al tactical projectiles to the Netherlands, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying Congress of the certification. The […]

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Boeing delivers newest configuration of Chinook to Royal Netherlands Air Force

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Boeing, is a world’s largest aerospace company and leading provider of commercial and military aircraft, has announced that it recently delivered the first CH-47F Chinook with an upgraded cockpit to the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF), continuing a track record of on-time deliveries to customers. The RNLAF will operate a fleet of 20 CH-47F Chinooks, the […]

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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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