Boeing CH-47D Chinook
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netherlands Koninklijke Luchtmacht


Royal Netherlands Air Force





Del'd: 13 - 1996 to present





Helicopters

  • Koninklijke Luchtmacht CH-47D Chinook
  • Koninklijke Luchtmacht CH-47D ChinookAt base ‪Camp Castor‬ in Gao Mali‬ for ‪United Nations‬ mission ‪MINUSMA‬

Seven former Canadian Air Force Chinooks were delivered in 1996 (serial D661 to D667). Further six factory fresh CH-47D directly from Boeing (serials D101 to D106) arrived in 1998
Start being replace by CH-47F variant from 2012


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News


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

Hot Blade 2018 in Portugal, 08-May-18 : Portugal hosting for 4th time the European Defence Agency (EDA) helicopter exercise Hot Blade. 12th edition take place at Beja May 7-23 with Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Slovenia and the Netherlands

Six Dutch CH-47D Chinooks to be Upgraded to F, 14-Dec-17 : Boeing signed agreement to upgrade 6 Royal Netherlands Air Force ( RNLAF ) CH-47D Chinook helicopters to the F configuration from 2021

Dutch Chinooks to be sent to Mali, 28-Mar-14 : Three Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) CH-47D Chinooks are being sent to Africa to support UN peacekeeping mission MINUSMA to guarantee their medical evacuations




Units


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
1996/    298 SquadronML Gao
Gilze-Rijen
Soesterberg
Volkel









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