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DSEI 2015: Netherlands expands Chinook fleet

11th September 2015 - 10:12 GMT | by Pieter Bastiaans in Breda


The Netherlands will order 14 Boeing CH-47F MYII Chinook medium transport helicopters, it was announced by the Dutch MoD on 7 September.

The €838.1 million contract will be signed by December 2015 with the new aircraft to be delivered from 2019. 

Six CH-47F(NL) helicopters were delivered in 2012 and 2013 to the Dutch Defence Helicopter Command, four of which now operate with the Netherlands training detachment stationed at Fort Hood in the US. 

The decision to procure a further 14 CH-47Fs will allow the Dutch to withdraw their aging CH-47Ds, 11 of which remain out of the 13 that were

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Pieter Bastiaans


Pieter Bastiaans

A resident from Breda, the Netherlands, Pieter Bastiaans is an independent defence correspondent and photographer …

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