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.
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
|Years||Units||bold : Current base of the Unit|
|2011/||302 Squadron|| Robert Gray Army Airfield - Fort Hood |
|2003/||301 Squadron|| Gilze-Rijen AB |
|2000/05||302 Squadron||Gilze-Rijen AB|