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Training Dutch helicopter pilots in the UK

(B2) Dutch helicopter pilots are currently training in the north of England

(credit: MOD Netherlands)

Chinook, Cougar and Apache crews take advantage of Spadeadam, the UK Air Force's largest training area with exercise opportunities not available in the Netherlands, to train in multiple difficult scenarios, centered on an objective: the fight against radars and the weapons systems which are connected to them, indicates the communicated of the Dutch army.


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).