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  Royal Netherlands Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Koninklijke Marine (Royal Netherlands Navy) is the navy of the Netherlands.
By decree of Maximillian of Austria, on 8th of January 1488, the present Royal Netherlands Navy was formed.
However, it was Royal only at the establishement of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in 1815.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Royal_Netherlands_Navy   (544 words)

 Royal Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first reformation and major expansion of the Navy Royal, as it was then known, occurred in the 16th century during the reign of Henry VIII whose ships, Henri Grâce a Dieu ("Great Harry") and Mary Rose, engaged the French navy in the battle of the Solent in 1545.
During the 19th century the Royal Navy enforced a ban on the slave trade and the suppression of piracy.
The Royal Navy is established under the royal prerogative and the head of the Royal Navy, known as the Lord High Admiral, is Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (who is the overall head of the UK Armed Forces).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Royal_Navy   (3831 words)

 A Portrait of the Royal Netherlands Navy - The Royal Netherlands Embassy
A Portrait of the Royal Netherlands Navy - The Royal Netherlands Embassy
Royal Netherlands Navy vessels are excellently suited to be deployed in such operations, since they are able to operate independently for extended periods of time, anywhere in the world.
The Coastguard in the Netherlands and the Caribbean is under the operational command of the Royal Netherlands Navy.
www.netherlands-embassy.org /tromp/portrait.htm   (1104 words)

Together with the Royal Netherlands Navy, Army and Air Force, the Royal Marechaussee forms part of the Dutch armed forces and is thus a police organization with military status.
In the Netherlands, however, there is insufficient guarantee of such support, and the question arose as to whether the Marechaussee should organize an EAP in the same way as, for example, other police organizations.
It appears that Royal Marechaussee personnel experience an average of 5.5 incidents in the course of their career, as opposed to 14 in the case of a police official (Carlier et al., 1994).
www.ijoa.org /imta96/paper04.html   (1940 words)

 Royal Navy: Royal Netherlands Marine Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Royal Marines have a particularly close association with the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps, with whom they regularly conduct NATO exercises with throughout the year.
Today the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps, the Korps Mariniers, is an amphibious force with similar functions to the Royal Marines.
A greetings message is sent to the RNLMC, the senior corps in the Netherlands armed forces, on the occasion of its birthday each year, 10th December.
www.royal-marines.mod.uk /static/pages/4986.html   (217 words)

 Royal Netherlands Navy, Wireless Telegraphy  Station, Craigieburn, Victoria
A Wireless Telegraphy station (or W/T Station) was set up by the Netherlands East Indies Navy Air Arm with the help of Australian authorities at Yuroke 5 kilometres west of Craigieburn, which is approximately 25 kilometres north of Melbourne.
In July 1942 a radio link was opened with the Dutch Navy's radio station at Ceylon, HQ of Admiral Helfrich who was C. in C. of all Dutch forces in the Far East.
My research has shown that the Netherlands Forces Intelligence Service had their headquarters in a building at 225 Domain Road, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria.
home.st.net.au /~dunn/sigint/rnnrsc.htm   (291 words)

 Mines of the Royal Netherlands Navy
The detonation occured through the shock of the ship hitting the mine, which would cause a triggering device to be unlocked and the mine to explode.
These mines were the most modern type the Dutch navy had when the war started in september 1939.
The Dutch navy had 1351 mines of this type in Holland in 1939.
www.netherlandsnavy.nl /Mines.htm   (560 words)

 Royal Netherlands Embassy, Tehran - Defence
To protect the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba and the waters around them, the Navy has a frigate, a battalion of marines and two maritime reconnaissance aircraft permanently stationed in the Caribbean.
The Navy cooperates closely with the navies of Belgium and the United Kingdom.
The Royal Netherlands Military Constabulary therefore no longer checks the identities of persons crossing the country's eastern and southern borders, but it does conduct mobile checks on highways crossing the national borders and on international trains.
www.mfa.nl /teh/about_the/general_information/defence   (1108 words)

 eBay - royal netherlands, Militaria, Postcards Paper items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy - LP
Netherlands FDC #168 - Royal Military Academy '78
The Royal Palace & Monument Amsterdam The Netherlands
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=royal+netherlands&...   (416 words)

 Dutch Perisher Course Tests Mettle of International Submariners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When the Royal Navy shifted to a fully nuclear-powered submarine force in the 1990s, the demand from allies for a challenging diesel-electric (SSK) command-qualifying course remained.
In 1995, the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) began its SSK Submarine Command Course to meet this demand, conducting it once annually in parallel with the spring Royal Navy Course.
Stanford is a 2004 graduate of the Netherlands Perisher Course.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/cno/n87/usw/issue_28/dutch.html   (1168 words)

 NATO Who's who?: Executive Secretary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Verbruggen joined the Royal Netherlands Navy in 1960 at the Royal Netherlands Naval Academy, from which he graduated in 1963.
After, having been Executive Officer in a frigate he was promoted Commander and put in charge of all helicopter matters for the Royal Netherlands Navy at MOD level.
As a Captain he was assigned as Military Advisor to the Netherlands Permanent Representative to NATO from 1986-1989.
www.nato.int /cv/is/exec-sec/verbrug-e.htm   (223 words)

 Design And Validation Of A General Purpose Near-Field Antenna Measurement Facility For The Royal Netherlands Navy
The shielded anechoic chamber built by EEMC for RNN consists of a free-standing steel structure to which wall panels were mounted.
The third (Antenna #3) was an L-band Navy linear array (shown mounted in the chamber in Figure 5) which was chosen to evaluate the low frequency performance of the facility.
The patterns shown are for the AUT mounted in the normal fashion and rotated in azimuth by 20 degrees.
www.nearfield.com /amta/Amta98_mh_djr.htm   (2269 words)

 TROMP - The Royal Netherlands Embassy
HNLMS Tromp is one of four De "Zeven Provincien" Class Air Defense and Command frigates for the Royal Netherlands Navy, built by Royal Schelde at its shipyard in Flushing, The Netherlands.
Like a number of other navies in the NATO Alliance, the Royal Netherlands Navy is being transformed from a navy mainly focused on Anti Submarine Warfare in the Atlantic Ocean to a far more deployable and expeditionary Maritime Force, highly suited to operate worldwide both in deep waters as in the littoral.
Defense industries from the Netherlands and their American affiliates will be present to inform the audience about the capabilities of their products.
www.netherlands-embassy.org /tromp/prbaltimore.htm   (676 words)

She was returned to the Royal Navy when the wishes of the Netherlands naval staff came through, the arrival of an aircraft carrier, as full size as the Dutch could ever hope for.
Typically of larger Netherlands warships was the VI nodding height finder, of which two were placed on either end of the superstructure.
The Royal Netherlands Navy tends to name her ships after the great admirals of the (long forgotten?) past.
www.steelnavy.com /KDoorman.htm   (832 words)

 Royal Netherlands Navy, Wireless Intercept Station, Batchelor, Northern Territory
In 1932 the Royal Netherlands Navy set up a radio intercept unit to monitor the activities of the Japanese Navy.
Hidden in the Department of the Navy in Batavia (now Djakarta) specially trained operators took down messages in the Japanese Morse code.
These worldwide telegrams were intercepted by the Dutch PTT (Royal Mail) at Java, a civilian organisation.
home.st.net.au /~dunn/sigint/rnnwis.htm   (405 words)

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It seems somewhat singular that the steamer "Curaçao," of the Royal Netherlands Navy, which, it will be seen crossed the Atlantic several times in 1827-28-29, has, outside of her own country, received practically no recognition from the various authors of works on steam navigation.
This vessel was intended to depend wholly upon her machinery, and measured 830 tons, 176 feet long, 271½ feet beam, and had side-lever engines of 200 nominal horsepower, built by Boulton and Watt of London and put in by Bennett and Henderson of Montreal.
The "Royal William" plied upon her route regularly until 1833, when, owing to indifferent financial results, it was determined to sell her.
www.vrcurassow.com /2dvrc/sscuracao/Bradlee.html   (1862 words)

 Dutch Submarines: Royal Netherlands Navy submarines trough World War II
The oldest submarine in commission when the Netherlands were invaded in 1940 was the O 8.
The K VII was of the British Hay-Denny saddle tank design, and was on the small size for overseas work even for the period in which she was built.
Although the succeeding boat, O 16 (conspicuous by her net cutter forward), was slightly larger, she was intended for home service, and prompted the decision to cease distinguishing between home and overseas boats.
www.dutchsubmarines.com /specials/special_subswwii.htm   (900 words)

 Establishing a new pilot selection procedure for the Royal Netherlands Navy
In the RNN we find it of course very important that our helicopter crews as well as the Orion crews are trained well and that they can cooperate closely.
For an appointment as airman in the RNN we know two kinds of psychological test procedures: the basic psychological test procedure and the additional psychological tests.
In the Netherlands all practical tests are validated on the flight simulator and the practical pilot selection.
www.internationalmta.org /1998/9836.html   (2062 words)

 Ships of the Royal Netherlands Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The start of the world war in May 1940 caught the Dutch navy in the middle of reconstruction, as many modern ships were at the dockyard.
However, with the old ships in service, augmented by ships completed in the UK and ships taken over from the Royal Navy, the RNN played an important role in the early war years, when every man and ship available was most important to help turn the tide.
After March 1942, the Navy was able to take over several larger ships to augment her potential, but the numbers never replaced the war losses.
www.netherlandsnavy.nl /Ships2.htm   (259 words)

Vice Admiral Ferdinando Sanfelice di Monteforte, Italian Navy, Commander Allied Naval Forces Southern Europe, greets the State Secretary of German Ministry of Defence, Mr Klaus – Guenther Biederbick, guest of honour at the Standing Naval Force Mediterranean (STANAVFORMED) Change of Command Ceremony on 25 September 2003 in Souda Bay, Crete.
Sailors of the Royal Netherlands Navy present the Netherlands flag during the Standing Naval Force Mediterranean (STANAVFORMED) Change of Command Ceremony on 25 September 2003 in Souda Bay, Crete.
Sailors of the Turkish Navy present the Turkish national flag during the Standing Naval Force Mediterranean (STANAVFORMED) Change of Command Ceremony on 25 September 2003 in Souda Bay, Crete.
www.afsouth.nato.int /images/COCSNFM03/COCC2003.htm   (443 words)

 Royal Netherlands Navy
Sea-missions of the Royal Navy are supported by the Navy Aviation Service.
The Navy Aviation Service is divided in the Group Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MARPAT) and the Group Maritime Helicopters (MARHELI).
MARPAT possesses thirteen Lockheed P-3CII Orion patrol aircraft of which one is stationed on Iceland, two on the Antillen and the rest on Navy Airbase Valkenburg, the Netherlands.
klu.tigerteam-security.net /navy.htm   (111 words)

 E-One   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
STELLENDAM, The Netherlands — A group of international and domestic dignitaries were on hand April 17 at Woensdrecht Air Force Base in the Netherlands when Emergency One delivered three new fire fighting vehicles.
One vehicle each was received by representatives of the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF), the Amersterdam Airport Schiphol and Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN).
The revolutionary E-One ARFF vehicles are powered by 1005 horsepower MTU engines and are outfitted with dual coil spring independent suspension axles that allow the vehicle to travel faster than its competitors and traverse the most difficult terrain.
www.e-one.com /pressrelease_display.asp?id=66   (414 words)

 Zeemacht Nederlands-Indië, 12.12.1941   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An exact administrative order of battle for 8 December 1941 is virtually impossible to present, as the Netherlands East Indies had been mobilizing since 30 November 1941, and were not finished until 12 December 1941.
Upon mobilitatzion, all naval forces in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI) were subordinated to the Officer Commanding, Naval Forces of the NEI.
In peacetime, these forces had consisted of two individual and separate parts, namely the Royal Netherlands Navy, represented by its East Indies Squadron, and the Netherlands East Indies Colonial Government, with its Maritime Authority, the Dienst der Scheepvaart.
niehorster.orbat.com /016_netherlands/41-12-08/_knil_navy.html   (106 words)

 Dutch Navy ring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
All available information on the new "De Zeven Provincien" class Air-defense and Command Frigates that are being build for the Royal Netherlands Navy, including radar and weaponry.
A page devoted to the modern Royal Netherlands Navy, one of the finest navies in the world and a top tier player in every category.
Covers British, Netherlands and Commonwealth FAA and naval aviation history, with 1000 pages about WW2 Royal Navy and Netherlands squadron units, aircraft, aircraft carriers, museums, research and veteran memorial honour rolls.
w.webring.com /hub?ring=dutchnavyring   (241 words)

 Netherlands - General Report
The Netherlands prioritizes enhancing European integration, maintaining relations with neighboring states, ensuring European security and stability (mainly through the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and recognizing the important role the US plays in the security of Europe), and participating in conflict management and peacekeeping missions.
The Netherland’s postwar customs union with Belgium and Luxembourg (the Benelux group) paved the way for the formation of the European Community (precursor to the EU), of which the Netherlands was a founding member.
Operationally, the Netherlands and Belgium have combined their fleets under the operational command of Admiral Benelux (ABNL), which is headquartered in Den Helder, Netherlands.
www.amiinter.com /samples/netherlands/general.html   (3055 words)

 ArubaAviation.com Royal Netherlands Air Force role on Aruba
On Aug the 1st 1981 however the 336 was "reborn" at the flight base "Soesterberg" in the Netherlands.
Netherlands Antilles and Aruba (in 1986 Aruba got a separate status within the Dutch Kingdom).
The KDC-10 tanker was one of 2 operated by the RNAF and forms part of the 334 Transport Squadron.
www.arubaaviation.com /rnaf.html   (2102 words)

 Naval Technology - LPD Rotterdam Class - Landing Platform Dock
Schelde Shipbuilding of the Royal Schelde Company, based in Vlissingen in the Netherlands, has built the Rotterdam class Landing Platform Dock (LPD) ship for the Royal Netherlands Navy.
The Royal Schelde Company were awarded the contract to build Hr Ms Rotterdam in April 1993 and the ship was launched in 1997.
The Rotterdam LPD was the result of a joint design project between the Netherlands and Spain.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/rotterdam   (748 words)

 Naval Technology - Karel Doorman Class - Frigates
The Royal Netherlands Navy Multi-purpose (M-Class) or Karel Doorman Class frigates were built by the De Schelde Group in Flushing and have been operational since 1996.
In March 2004, the Royal Netherlands Navy signed a contract for the transfer of two M-Class frigates to the Chilean Navy.
In December 2005, the defence ministers of the Netherlands and Belgium signed a contract for the sale of two Karel Doorman frigates to the Belgian Navy.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/karel   (882 words)

The CUP aircraft provides significant improvement in air-to-ground surveillance capability and will provide a critical element in the security of the Netherlands, as well as all other regions of the world where it operates.
The CUP modification is designed to be logistically compatible with U.S. Navy repair, provisioning and ground support facilities.
The U.S. Navy awarded the $75.3 million prime contract to Lockheed Martin in 2001.
ness.external.lmco.com /news/03nov19eagan.html   (348 words)

 Royal Navy 1939-45
In World War Two, 'twould be fair to say the Royal Navy saw more "active employment" (action) than any other military force, serving across the globe, continuously, without letup, from (before) the opening day of 1 September, 1939, to well after the surrender of Japan.
Osprey's The Royal Navy 1939-45, by veteran author Ian Sumner focuses, together with a brief chronology of the War, on the men and women who served in King George VI's Royal Navy during those immortal years.
Admirals and Captains and aviators and gunners and Wrens and tropical gear and nurses and beachmasters and Northern Waters foul weather gear and oilers and MTB crews and Royal Marines and submariners and signalmen and matrons and batsmen and landing parties and charioteer drivers and...
modelingmadness.com /others/books/hoodrn.htm   (606 words)

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