The Dutch Ministry of Defence has issued a tender for the procurement of hundreds of new shotguns for its armed forces.
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According to Tenders Electronic Daily—the site where all EU tenders get posted—the MoD is calling for exactly 284 pump-action 12-gauge shotguns, as well as any additional spare parts, training and documentation. Interested parties have until Sept. 20 to submit proposals. On Oct. 25, the MoD will select the candidates.
As MilMag notes, the Dutch Armed Forces are currently equipped with the Mossberg M590DA1 shotgun. The gun is used in the Korps Commandotroepen special unit (KCT) in the Royal Netherlands Army; the 11th Airborne Brigade (11 Luchtmobiele Brigade), the Marine Corps (Korps Mariniers); and a few other select infantry units.
Source:: Tactical Life