Last update: 28.01.2023

Netherlands Armed Forces
ORDER OF BATTLE
1985


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by Hans Boersma


Contents

Preface
Introduction
NATO Commands
Ministry of Defence
Order of Battle:
Unit Organisation and Equipment
Unit Symbols
Regimental and Corps Affiliations
Sources
Links
Sitemap
Contact


 

 
What's New

28.01.2023 Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment: added The Object Security Squadron and the Object Security Platoon.
28.01.2023
Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment, The Air Force Security Squadron: minor revisions.
26.01.2023 Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment: added The Air Force Security Squadron and the Air Force Security Platoon.
26.01.2023 Updated
Royal Air Force, Logistic and Training Command: minor revision to note c and corrected the strengths of the Air Force Security platoon attached to the Electronic Materiel Depot.
23.01.2023 Added Royal Air Force, Logistic and Training Command.
22.01.2023
Updated Royal Air Force: added note f and h.
17.01.2023 Updated Royal Air Force: added note f.
15.01.2023 Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment, Marine Corps Special Assistance Unit / Shore Patrol Division Netherlands: expanded footnote 2.
12.01.2023 Update
d Royal Air Force: minor addition to footnote 4.
09.01.2023 Added Royal Air Force.
09.01.2023 Updated 
Royal Navy, Naval Command Netherlands Antilles, note d: corrected 'operational command' to 'operational control'. Expanded footnote 1.
09.01.2023 Updated Royal Navy, Part I: minor expansion of note a, revised footnote 2.
06.01.2023 Updated Royal Army, 1 (NL) Corps, Light Aircraft Group: revised the number of helicopters sub Operational Role (adding machines in reserve and subtracting previous peacetime losses), added note a and footnote 5.
06.01.2023 Updated Royal Army, National Territorial Command, National Reserve Corps: expanded the last paragraph and footnotes 15 and 18.
05.01.2023 Updated Royal Army, 1 (NL) Corps, Light Aircraft Group: some further revisions.

05.01.2023 Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment, The National Reserve Platoon and 305 Commando Battalion: minor revision confirming the Bren Gun went out of use in 1988. Thanks to Thom Schimmel for pointing me to additional information. 
01.01.2023 Updated Royal Army, 1 (NL) Corps, Light Aircraft Group: revised and expanded.
01.01.2023 Updated Royal Army, National Logistic Command, Part II: revised and expanded note o, revised footnote 6.

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