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Royal Netherlands Navy Takes Delivery of NH90 Mission Planning & Analysis System

Royal Netherlands Navy Takes Delivery of NH90 Mission Planning & Analysis System

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. This delivery of MPAS follows the one released into service in 2011 and it is… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 29-Nov-13

First NH-90 heads for duty off Somalia

First NH-90 heads for duty off Somalia

The Dutch frigate HNLMS De Ruyter left her home port of Den Helder yesterday for counterpiracy operations in the waters around Somalia as part of the European Union’s “Operation Atalanta”. The ship is carrying an NH-90 helicopter, and the trip marks the first operational deployment of this type for the Netherlands. Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com

Source: HeliHub.com, 24-Jan-13

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Dutch Lynx returns home from Libya

Dutch Lynx returns home from Libya

The Netherlands military have today reported that their Navy SH-14D Lynx helicopter (serial 277) that was abandoned on the beach of the Lybian city of Sirte in February 2011, is back in the Netherlands. The helicopter was used last year in an unsuccessful evacuation attempt from Hr.Ms. Tromp frigate. The three crew members were held… Read more »

Source: Rotorspot, 04-Jul-12

Dutch Navy takes delivery of a mission planning & analysis system for its NH90s

Dutch Navy takes delivery of a mission planning & analysis system for its NH90s

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,… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 10-May-11

Netherlands replaces Lynx taken captive in Libya

Netherlands replaces Lynx taken captive in Libya

An Ilyushin II-76 transport plane took off from Leeuwarden Air Base yesterday towards Djibouti. On board was  a replacement Lynx helicopter for the Netherlands Navy frigate Hr. Ms. Tromp. The previous helicopter for this naval ship was captured in Libya on 27th February along with its crew of three, when they were attempting to evacuate… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 22-Mar-11

Dutch NH90 flies for the first time at night with NV

Dutch NH90 flies for the first time at night with NV

The latest Defence Helicopter, the NH90 has successfully executed its first night. The flights took place Tuesday night from Marine Air Station De Kooy in Den Helder. During the flights, the potential and limitations of night vision equipment evaluated. Also, patients and Search and Rescue flight tested. In the coming weeks there are several test… Read more »

12-Mar-11

Libya Crisis – Three Dutch soldiers and one Lynx captured

Libya Crisis – Three Dutch soldiers and one Lynx captured

The Dutch military have announced that the three of their soldiers have been captured by Libyan Government troops – the action taking place last Sunday and not broadcast until yesterday.  The Lynx was operating from the Dutch Navy ship Tromp, landing in Libya to evacuate two people who were being held against their will.  However,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Mar-11