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Royal Netherlands Eurocopter AS532

The Defence Helicopter Command, based at Gilze-Rijen currently has 17 AS-532U2 Cougar transport helicopters for transport of personnel and materiel. External loads can be slung under the body.

The Cougars can be used for maritime operations (from a ship) and can be equipped with inflatable floats to be able to float on the water in the event of an emergency. The helicopter's tasks include troop transport, resupply and medical evacuation.

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