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  • netherlands Koninklijke Luchtmacht

    RNLAF - Royal Netherlands Air Force









    News about Koninklijke Luchtmacht


    Apache Radars for Morocco, Netherlands, and India, 05-Sep-20 : #Apache Longbow LBL, the joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, obainted Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contracts to provide AN/APG-78 Fire Control Radar (FCR) to Morocco, Netherlands and India AH-64E Apache helicopters and upgrade for United Arab Emirates (UAE)

    New Chinooks Delivered to the Netherlands, 16-Aug-20 : #Chinook The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) received the first 2 of additional 14 CH-47F Chinooks to replace the remaining D models used by 298 and 302 (training) squadrons. The new helicopters are from the MYII CAAS variant which will be also applied to the 6 existing F aircraft

    Start of Dutch AH-64E Apache Upgrade, 16-Aug-20 : #Apache 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

    GKN-Fokker Extends RNLAF Parts Contracts, 06-May-20 : #SpareParts GKN-Fokker awarded 2-year extension contract to supply spare parts for the Royal Netherlands Air Force and Marine NH90, Apache, Chinook and Cougar helicopter fleets

    First CH-47F Chinook for the Netherlands, 03-Apr-20 : #delivery The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF, Koninklijke Luchtmacht) received the first of a new batch of 14 CH-47F Chinooks. Netherlands is one of eight NATO nations to operate the heavy-lift helicopter and received six CH-47F in 2012

    Boeing Awarded $1.5B for Foreign Apache Support, 24-Dec-19 : #Apache Boeing awarded a 5-year Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract valued $1.5B in support services of AH-64D/E Apaches for Indonesia, Israel, Kuwait, Netherlands, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates

    Dutch Chinooks APU Maintenance Contract, 11-Jul-19 : #Chinook AAR’ Component Repair facility in Amsterdam awarded 4-year Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) contract by the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) to service support of the CH-47 Chinook fleet’ auxiliary power unit (APU)

    Netherlands Sling Exercise, 06-Dec-18 : #Slingery Dutch Chinook and Cougar helicopters completed external load training lifting heavy cargo

    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

    Heli-One to Support RNLAF AS532 Cougar, 27-Feb-18 : Heli-One, CHC MRO provider, signed with the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) to provide on-site Intermediate/Depot-level maintenance on 12 AS532 and to support 5 additional in storage

    HWIC 2018 in the Netherlands, 20-Feb-18 : Royal Netherlands Air Force helicopters participated of HWIC/TAC 2018 exercsie at Deelen airbase

    Netherlands Requests Remanufactured AH-64E, 20-Feb-18 : U.S. State Department approved possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of upgrade/remanufacture of 28 AH-64D Apaches to E variant valued $1.191 billion

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