Royal Netherlands Navy Frigate HNLMS Tromp (F803) at Belgian Navy Days 2018

Royal Netherlands Navy Frigate HNLMS Tromp (F803) at Belgian Navy Days 2018

Royal Netherlands Navy Frigate HNLMS Tromp (F803) at Belgian Navy Days 2018


Focus on HNLMS Tromp (F803) (Dutch: “Zr. Ms. Tromp”), the second De Zeven Provinciën-class frigate of the Royal Netherlands Navy (Koninklijke Marine) during the 2018 Belgian Navy Days. The De Zeven Provinciën-class frigates are speciliazed in air-defence and command missions. This class of ships is also known as LCF (Luchtverdedigings- en commandofregat). The Tromp was laid down in 1999, launched in 2001, and commissioned in 2003. The frigate is named after Dutch naval heroes Maarten Tromp (1598–1653) and Cornelis Tromp (1629–1691).

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