Btw,and not in the least "R.I.P For those who lost their lives there"and fought to keep everyone safe.
I hope that they will never be forgotten.
As for the rest of the administration,whenever there's a screw up,just blame Trump(i mean wtf,that man has been out of office for 8 months now,time...
I'm a Dutchie,as some of you here may know,but that doesn't take away that it's sickening to see what a mayor cl*sterf*ck this all was.
20 years after going into Afghanistan,to eradicate the taliban,they (US')have now armed them and worse they are trusting the taliban to help them get the...
Posted this long ago in the "Dutch ships and the possibillities for Canada"section;
Here's another one(complete)
Walrus-class subs:precurement (in 1994' money)2 billion for 4,makes 500 million a pop.Latest updates 100 million.(optics,sonar,masts,electronics)
Post Kosten per jaar (in miljoenen...
True,but don't know wheter the German ships allready got the SMART_LMM (Multi Mission)version,which has a vieuw range of about 2000 kms.
Here we go.
It will replace the Zr.Ms Amsterdam which was sold to Peru in December 2014.(Due to defense spending cuts,which all knew would be troublesome for replenishment)
Luckily we will get extra(much needed)capacity
Damen lays keel for new RNLN support ship
Damen Shipyards held a...
DAMEN CUTS THE FIRST SAMPLE OF THE ROYAL NAVY'S COMBAT SUPPORT SHIP
On 2 December, the first sample of the Royal Navy's Combat Support Ship (CSS) was cut at Damen Shipyards Galati (Romania). A total of 7,500 tons of steel will be cut in 180 sections for the new navy ship. This is an important...
Probably something like the Oceanic ER(extended range)version,but there's not much known as of yet.
Some things that are known are these:
-Length about 73 mtrs(so slightly longer then Walrus)
-Diameter about 8mtrs(compareble to Walrus)
-displacement around 2900 tons(200 tons more then Walrus)
Here's an interesting piece about the A-26,also explains a bit about the Walrus replacement programme:
Some news"fresh from the presses"(a possibility)
'Talks on the sale of M-frigates Van Speijk and Van Amstel to Greece'
This can of course have far-reaching consequences for the KM, but it can also allow...
Hmm,could be the case(i don't think so personally), don't forget Damen is the Lead contractor in that build,but the majority/allmost all of that budget(money)will stay in Germany.
I doubt that Germany will agree to do the same if chosen. :tsktsk:
My thoughts are that Damen/Saab are the...
Hope so,for you all in Canada,your navy needs new ships(and fast,i might add :whistle: )
we also need new ships,but at least contract is signed for the new oiler,contract will be signed shortly for the M-replacement(hopefully the Walrus replacement will follow soon after that)
OH-OOW here we go again(not good)
PBO to examine $60 billion price tag of new warships and compare to other less expensive foreign programs
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Can i give a suggestion?
Maybe join the Dutch/Belgian replacement M-class(sorry just joking)
How about this for an ice-breaker?
The Nuyina is being towed to Vlissingen to be fitted out and undergo seatrials.
which country will be the 3rd country? replacement M-class program.
There's a lot of interest,it seems(and confirmed) in the new to be build replacement class for the M's.
Greece(but in talks with France,Belharra class),but still interested(plus there's no country in the world which has more...
Dutch MoD Orders Additional NS100, Scout Mk3 Radars
The Netherlands Defence Materiel Organisation and Thales signed a contract for the delivery of an NS100 radar, seven Scout Mk3 radars and an IFF system.
Nathan Gain 16 Jul 2020
Thales press release
The NS100 dual-axis multi-beam surveillance...
DAMEN CONTRACT WITH NEWTHEX OPENS DOOR TO DUTCH QUALITY SOLUTIONS FOR CSS
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding has signed two contracts with the Dutch company Newthex for the supply of doors and a hatch to the Combat Support Ship (CSS) Sr. Ms. Den Helder of the Royal Navy (KM).