Operational Support Command (Land)

Operational Support Command (Land) provides operational support, both in the form of personnel and equipment, to the ground units of the Netherlands armed forces, anywhere in the world. As the largest army unit, employing some 5,000 personnel, the Operational Support Command (Land) provides support during missions and exercises.

Specialists in any area

Operational Support Command (Land), abbreviated to OOCL, has specialist knowledge in the area of communications, intelligence, engineering, civil-military cooperation, logistics and medical care. The command provides support to the armed forces, private individuals and companies.

Assistance in disasters and crises

The OOCL provides special assistance in the event of natural or man-made disasters and crises, for example, in the form of a detachment. This detachment supports or mans a national crisis centre.