Damen and Thales Netherlands will definitively design, build and deliver the four new Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW) frigates. Two for the Dutch navy and two for the Belgian navy. Dutch State Secretary of Defence Christophe van der Maat signed the contracts today, 29...
Several years ago, it was decided to keep the Dutch air defence and command frigates (LC frigates) in service longer. As such, State Secretary of Defence Christophe van der Maat announced on 15 June that this will require adapting or replacing certain systems to keep...
Damen Marine Components has received the order to design, engineer and produce eight rudders for the four F126 frigates that Damen Naval is building for the German navy. Each vessel will be equipped with two rudders, developed to withstand extreme shocks and to...
The four Dutch air-defence and command frigates will remain in service for five years longer than originally planned. To keep them up to date, the ships will get new radars. In addition, the two ships that will remain in service the longest will get jammers. In 2019,...
Damen Shipyards is currently contracted to supply the German navy with four new F126 frigates. This contract includes an option for two more. Although the German navy reported in June it wanted to make use of that option, the German Minister of Defence Christine...
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