Netherlands Armed Forces
ORDER OF BATTLE
by Hans Boersma
Ministry of Defence
Order of Battle:
Naval Forces Command Netherlands
Naval Forces Command Caribbean
1 (NL) Corps
National Territorial Command
National Logistic Command
Royal Army Signals Command
Royal Army Medical Command
Royal Army Training Command / Army Training and Replacement Command
Royal Military Constabulary
Corps of Mobile Columns
Tactical Air Force Command
Logistic and Training Command
Regimental and Corps Affiliations
17.06.2013 Added Links page.
11.06.2013 Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment, 104 Observation and Reconnaissance Company: added all vehicles (as per 1980; see footnote 2).
09.06.2013 1 (NL) Corps is now complete (but not quite finished; several amendments will be forthcoming).
09.06.2013 Added 102 Medical Group, Part III.
09.06.2013 Added sitemap.
02.06.2013 Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment: minor amendments to The Armoured Engineer Company.
02.06.2013 Passim: changed the translation of staf, staf- en verzorging from 'staff and service support' to 'staff and support'. This applies to most battalion-level command elements (i.e. HQ companies).
02.06.2013 Added 102 Medical Group, Part II.
28.05.2013 Added 102 Medical Group, Part I.
20.05.2013 Updated Corps Logistic Command: added Part V.
20.05.2013 Updated Corps Logistic Command, Part II: expanded notes f and g, added footnotes 2 to 6.
20.05.2013 Updated Corps Logistic Command, Part I: revised note c and g, expanded notes h, j and k.
20.05.2013 Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment, The Tank Battalion (old organisation): added footnote 4.
20.05.2013 Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment: minor amendments to 101 Artillery Survey Battalion, The Armoured Engineer Company and The Engineer Battalion.
12.05.2013 Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment: revised The Brigade Reconnaissance Platoon and The Reconnaissance Platoon of the Tank/
Armoured Infantry Battalion.
12.05.2013 Updated Command of Netherlands Troops in Seedorf, Hohne, Langemannshof: revised footnote 1 and added reference.
11.05.2013 Corrected an error on various pages where the RIM period was erroneously given as twenty months instead of fourteen to sixteen months (only for RIM units filled by active-duty units without a Short Leave component the RIM period would last twenty months, the Short Leave period being added to the RIM period. See for instance 51 Armoured Brigade, note c and footnote 6).
11.05.2013 Updated 51 Armoured Brigade: expanded footnote 6.
11.05.2013 Updated 43 Armoured Infantry Brigade: expanded footnote 2.
11.05.2013 Updated 42 Armoured Infantry Brigade: expanded footnote 3.
11.05.2013 Updated 101 Antiaircraft Artillery Group: added footnote 6.
10.05.2013 Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment: expanded the three tank battalion sections with a word on the tank platoon organisation in combat.
07.05.2013 Updated Corps Logistic Command: added Part IV.
07.05.2013 Updated Corps Logistic Command: changed various unit names, choosing more literal translations.
30.04.2013 Updated Corps Logistic Command: added Part III.
30.04.2013 Updated 1 (NL) Corps: expanded footnote 29.
28.04.2013 Updated 101 Infantry Brigade: corrected an error which caused incorrect data to be displayed in the 'peace strength' column (tabular data, tooltip function).
21.04.2013 Updated Corps Logistic Command: added Part II.
15.04.2013 Added Corps Logistic Command, Part I.
15.04.2013 Updated 41 Armoured Brigade: amended the translation of materieelverzorgingspeloton from 'maintenance platoon' to 'materiel support platoon' and simplified the translation of the somewhat cumbersome designation 125 Herstelcompagnie Legerkorpsverzorgingsbataljon from '125 Corps Support Repair Company' to '125 Repair Company'; minor amendments to notes d and f.
14.04.2013 Updated 101 Antiaircraft Artillery Group: revised note i, added footnote 8.
09.04.2013 Updated 1 (NL) Corps: amendments to the Maldeployment section, added footnote 25.
02.04.2013 Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment: revised footnote 2 of The Armoured Infantry Battalion YP-408.
02.04.2013 Updated 1 (NL) Corps: revised footnote 30.
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