July 31, 2015
Netherlands Needs New Submarines Quickly
One of the Netherlands four large conventional Walrus class submarines that need to be replaced.
The main islands (Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire) of the Dutch Caribbean are an ocean away from the Netherlands, but uncomfortably close to Venezuela. The constant long range blue-water responsibilities of the Netherlands' submarines mean they need to be larger than usual Western European conventional subs.
Posted by Peter Coates