Share this article

The Royal Netherlands Navy is preparing to conduct sea acceptance trials (SATs) on the Zeeland, the second of four Holland Class oceangoing patrol vessels (OPVs).

During the trials, the navy, along with the main subcontractors, will evaluate the the platform and sensor weapons as well as communications suite of the vessel.

The 3,750t Holland Class vessel can offer landing facilities for one NH-90 helicopter and features a 76mm Oto-Melara gun, rapid-fire 30mm gun and two 12.7mm Hitrole machine guns.

The navy received the first Holland Class vessel, the HrMs Holland, in May 2011 while the partial SATs for the Groningen, the third vessel in the series, are scheduled for the end of September.

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData