The Dutch Ministry of Defence has declared the first four upgraded AH-64E Apache attack helicopters ready for deployment. These helicopters are now stationed at Gilze-Rijen Air Base and are prepared for missions both domestically and internationally. Dutch Serceratry of State for Defence Christophe van der Maat made the announcement during a ceremonial presentation, stating that these helicopters are updated to meet contemporary standards and will remain operational until 2050.

Netherlands: first upgraded AH-64 Apache helicopters ready for operations

The Dutch Ministry of Defence has declared the first four upgraded AH-64E Apache attack helicopters ready for deployment.