12 maritime NFH and 8 NFH (landscoped) for 860.DHC Squadron ordered. Crew training performed by 7th Squadron and aircraft maintenance by the 990th Squadron.
First operational deployment took place on January 2013 when frigate HNLMS De Ruyter participated in counterpiracy operations around Somalia as part Operation Atalanta.
Netherlands’ NH90 New Terma Survivability Equipment, 26-Apr-18 : Terma installed a ALQ-213 EW controller, a Missile Warning System, and an Advanced Countermeasures Dispenser System into the Royal Netherlands Navy NH90
Dutch NH90 Maintenance Agreement, 14-Mar-16 : Firms Airborne (NL) and NHI (Fokker) signs agreement for the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) activities for the Dutch NH90 helicopters
Terma Survivability Pod for Dutch NH90, 27-Jan-15 : Terma from Denmark has been contracted by the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) to integrate the Terma Modular Aircraft Survivability (MASE) Pod onto the Dutch NH90 helicopters.
Royal Netherlands Navy NH90 gets MPAS, 28-Nov-13 : AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) has taken delivery of a Mission Planning & Analysis System (MPAS) in the Final Operative Configuration for its fleet of NH90 NFH medium twin naval helicopters.
|Fokker first standards parts for NH90, 22-Mar-13 : Hoofddorp, The Netherlands - Fokker Services performed its first official standard part delivery for a NH90 helicopter. During a ceremony in the Fokker Services warehouse in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, representatives from the Dutch Ministry of Defense took receipt of the first batch of aeronautical standard hardware necessary to support their National NH90 helicopter fleet.|
Dutch Navy received NFH Mission Planning & Analysis System, 10-May-11 : AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) has taken delivery of a Mission Planning & Analysis System (MPAS) for its fleet of NH90 NFH medium twin naval helicopters. The delivery of the MPAS to the RNLN was completed after a thorough verification of the system by the RNLN, initially at the AgustaWestland Helicopter Support Systems facility in Sesto Calende and then at the De Kooy Naval Base in the Netherlands, after successful completion of the installation and Site Acceptance Tests. The system will be fully operational by the end of 2012.
|The Royal Netherlands Navy Takes Delivery of its First NH90 NFH, 21-Apr-10 : AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce on behalf of NH Industries the delivery of the first NH90 NFH helicopter to the Royal Netherlands Navy during an official ceremony held today at AgustaWestland’s Vergiate plant in Italy. The Royal Netherlands Navy has ordered a total of 20 NH90 NFH aircraft. Today’s event marks the first delivery of a naval NH90 NFH variant to a customer.|