A look at the Defence news 7 – 13 April

The Royal Netherlands Navy vessel the HNLMS Karel Doorman is currently on its way to the Caribbean.

HNLMS Karel Doorman is loaded before leaving for the Caribbean.

HNLMS Karel Doorman is loaded before leaving for the Caribbean.

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence has deployed the ship to the area in order to support the civilian authorities in the fight against the coronavirus disease, when and where the situation so requires. The support and supply ship has been deployed for an initial period of three months.