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.
16-Aug-20 - 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 #Apache
18-Jul-18 - 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 #maintenance
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
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
|2011-||302 Squadron|| Robert Gray Army Airfield - Fort Hood |
|2003-||301 Squadron|| Gilze-Rijen AB |
|2000/05||302 Squadron||Gilze-Rijen AB|