Saturday September 20, 2014

First Dutch NH90 NFH delivered

A file image of a Dutch NFH90. (AgustaWestland)

A file image of a Dutch NFH90. (AgustaWestland)

AgustaWestland has delivered the first of 12 NH90 NFHs to the Royal Netherlands Navy during an official ceremony at the company’s Vergiate plant in Italy on April 20.

The delivery is the first of 111 NFH variants to have been ordered by the Netherlands, France, Italy, Norway and Belguim, and comes nearly three years after the aircraft first flew.

The Royal Netherlands Air Force has also ordered eight marinised NH90 TTH helicopters for troop transport and other vertical lift missions.