The Netherlands is taking part with HNLMS De Ruyter in a mission in the Strait of Hormuz. Together with operational contributions from other European countries, the frigate is ensuring the security of the route between the Persian Gulf and the Indian Ocean. The mission will last approximately 5 months. There are over 200 military personnel on board.
“A mission that suits us as the Netherlands”
Commander of HNLMS De Ruyter