Last update: 23.02.2015

Netherlands Armed Forces

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by Hans Boersma


NATO Commands
Ministry of Defence
Order of Battle:
Naval Command Netherlands
Naval Command Netherlands Antilles
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
Royal Air Force
Tactical Air Force Command
Logistic and Training Command
Unit Organisation and Equipment
Unit Symbols
Regimental and Corps Affiliations


What's New

23.02.2015 Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment: added The Amphibious Section.
23.02.2015 Updated Marine Corps, Part II: minor corrections to the personnel strengths of Marine Barracks Savaneta and the Marine Detachment at Naval Barracks Vlissingen.
15.02.2015 Added Marine Corps, Part III.
15.02.2015 Updated Marine Corps, Part II: revised note i and j, added notes k and l, expanded footnote 16.
15.02.2015 Updated Links: Netherlands Armed Forces, Online Publications, and Videos.
10.02.2015 Added Marine Corps, Part II.
10.02.2015 Updated Marine Corps, 
Part I: expanded note c, minor addition to note d, expanded footnotes 1, 5 and 9.
27.01.2015 Added Marine Corps, Part I.
01.01.2015 Added Royal Navy page.
Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment: expanded 53 Light Reconnaissance Battalion (minor addition to unit role description).
30.11.2014 Updated Ministry of Defence: several revisions.
24.11.2014 Updated Command of Netherlands Troops in Seedorf, Hohne, Langemannshof: page revised and expanded.
24.11.2014 Updated Regimental and Corps Affiliations: some revisions and minor additions.
13.11.2014 Updated NATO Commands: revised most of the content and added a map of the NORTHAG area of responsibility.
Updated 1 (NL) Corps: expanded footnote 21.
28.10.2014 Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment, Mixed Battalions and Company Teams: minor amendments, and revised footnotes 4 and 6.
21.10.2014 Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment: added Mixed Battalions and Company Teams.
21.10.2014 Updated 1 (NL) Corps: expanded footnote 31 (added references).

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