Netherlands Navy Nations // North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

OVERVIEW The Royal Netherlands Navy (Koninklijke Marine) consists of maritime forces and the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps. Naval helicopter operations came under the Defense Helicopter Command in 2008. The maritime forces are organized by function into three groups: escort force, submarine service and mine countermeasures force. Geographically separated naval units in the Caribbean are under a separate command. Since 1975, the Dutch navy has cooperated with Belgium under the Admiral...


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