Dutch Armed forces

Netherlands
Population
17 000 059
Military budget
10,75 billion $
Active personnel
59 346
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Amsterdam
Area: 41 543 km2
Population: 17 000 059
Etnic groups: Dutch 78.6%, EU 5.8%, Turkish 2.4%, Indonesian 2.2%, Moroccan 2.2%, Surinamese 2.1%, Bonairian, Saba Islander, Sint Eustatian 0.8%, other 5.9%
Religions: Roman Catholic 28%, Protestant 19% (includes Dutch Reformed 9%, Protestant Church of The Netherlands, 7%, Calvinist 3%), other 11% (includes about 5% Muslim), none 42%

Military branches

(The Armed forces of the Netherlands) Royal Netherlands Army, Royal Netherlands Navy (includes Naval Air Service and Marine Corps), Royal Netherlands Air Force, Royal Marechaussee.

Military service

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.

Military expenditures

Military budget
10,75 billion $

(USA)

Percent of GDP
1,2

Manpower

Active personnel
59 346

(China)

Reserve
32 200

(China)

Available
7 728 129

(China)

Land Forces

Tanks
18

(Russia)

AFV
1 039

(USA)

Artillery
57

(Russia)

Self-propelled guns
57

(Russia)

Rocket artillery
0
Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.

Tanks

TypeNameNumber

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-BV206S156
-BVS1074

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
--

Air Forces

Total aircraft
182

(USA)

Fighters
0

(China)

Multirole
63

(USA)

Attack
0

(Russia)

Helicopters
94

(USA)

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

Navy

Total naval
56

(China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

(USA)

Destroyers
4

(USA)

Frigates
2

(China)

Corvettes
0

(Russia)

Submarines
4

(China)

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
-De Zeven Provinciën4

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Karel Doorman2

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Walrus-class4

Nuclear weapons

Netherlands participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.