Last update: 22.02.2019

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
Royal Air Force
Tactical Air Force Command
Logistic and Training Command
Unit Organisation and Equipment
Unit Symbols
Regimental and Corps Affiliations


What's New

22.02.2019 Added 810 Transport Group.
22.02.2019 Updated North Brabant Provincial Military Command/Garrison Command: revised Part II.
22.02.2019 Updated National Logistic Command, Part I and Royal Army Signal Command: corrected "augmentation detachment" to "replacement holding detachment".
17.02.2019 Updated National Logistic Command: added Part II.
17.02.2019 Updated Light Aviation Group: added footnote 3.
03.02.2019 Updated
National Logistic Command, Part I: added note c.
02.02.2019 Added National Logistic Command, Part I.
02.02.2019 Updated
North Holland Provincial Military Command/Garrison Command, Part I: added notes g and h.
02.02.2019 Updated North Brabant Provincial Military Command/Garrison Command, Part II: added notes a, b and c.
02.02.2019 Updated Gelderland Provincial Military Command/Garrison Command, Part I: added notes g and h.
04.09.2018 Updated Preface: revised Through a glass, darkly (2) and added footnote 16.
04.09.2018 Updated Introduction: added footnote 4.
26.08.2018 Updated Marine Corps, United Kingdom/Netherlands Landing Force: improved the organisational chart regarding 45 (UK) Commando Group Royal Marines. Thanks to Platoon Sergeant A.A. Voois of the National Reserve Corps (NATRES) for suggesting this. Added footnote 28 and expanded footnote 33.
14.08.2018 Updated 
Army Training and Replacement Command: added Operational Role: Wartime Personnel Replacement.
Updated Army Training and Replacement Command, Part I: added note b and footnote 2.
14.08.2018 Updated Royal Army Training Command, Part I: expanded note a, expanded note d (thanks to Willem Smit of the Netherlands Institute of Military History (NIMH) and Cavalry Captain J.P.A. Steenmetz (Rtd.) for identifying an abbreviation), expanded footnote 1. 
14.08.2018 Updated Corps Logistic Command, Part V: expanded note j, added footnote 13.
Updated Unit Organisation and Equipment, The Brigade Supply Company: revised and expanded, added footnote 6.

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