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  • Boeing AH-64D Apache
    netherlands Koninklijke Luchtmacht

    Royal Netherlands Air Force

    Del'd: 30 - 2000 to present


    Koninklijke Luchtmacht AH-64D Apache

    Thirty AH-64D Apaches were ordered by the Dutch Government (fitted for, but not with, the Longbow targeting radar) in May 1995. The first airframes remained in the USA while Dutch crew were trained on them and the first unit to equip was 302 Sq.

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    Start of Dutch AH-64E Apache Upgrade, 16-Aug-20 : #Apache Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) first of 28 AH-64D Apache to be upgrade to the AH-64E model under the US Army remanufacture program began its journey to USA. Last one to be delivered in 2025

    Boeing Support for Dutch Apaches and Chinooks, 18-Jul-18 : FIA 2018 Boeing to provide maintenance, services and spare parts to the Royal Netherlands Air Force fleet of 28 AH-64D, 11 CH-47D and 6 CH-47F. RNLAF upgrading to CH-47F and AH-64E

    AAR Earns Boeing Gold Performance Excellence Awards, 30-Apr-15 : AAR has earned Boeing Gold Performance Excellence Awards at two of its operating units: Aircraft Component Repair (ACS) in Amsterdam and Defense Systems Logistics (DSL) in Havelock, NC

    Two Dutch Apache Pilots Killed in Mali, 18-Mar-15 : A RNLAF’s 301 Squadron AH-64D Apache, part of UN peacekeeping mission MINUSMA in Mali, crashed at 47km of the Dutch compound during a firing exercise


    YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
    2011/    302 Squadron US Robert Gray Army Airfield - Fort Hood
    2003/    301 Squadron Gilze-Rijen AB
    2000/05302 Squadron Gilze-Rijen AB

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