Like regular Caravans, Dutch Armed Caravans are a primary source of Wealth. However, Armed Caravans have +35 hit points, +1 armor, +2 line of sight compared to ordinary Caravans, and their most distinguishing and vital feature, which grants the Armed Caravan its name, is their ability to attack, with an attack strength of 6 and a range of 0-8 tiles. Like Ranged Cavalry, Armed Caravans can attack while moving. They also gain +10 hit points, +1 attack strength and +1 armor per Age.
Besides their attack capabilities and boosted stats, Armed Caravans function the same way as the standard Caravans.
For more information about the use of Caravans, see Caravan.