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NH Industries NH90 NFH
netherlands Marine Luchtvaartdienst

Royal Netherlands Navy

Marine Luchtvaartdienst NH90 NFH

Netherlands ordered 12 maritime NFH and 8 NFH (landscoped) to be operated by 860.DHC. 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 counter-piracy operations around Somalia as part Operation Atalanta.
After a fatal accident in the Caribbean, the NH90 fleet was grounded for less than a month .

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