Westland Lynx in
portugal Marinha Portuguesa


Portuguese Navy





Del'd: 5 - 1993 to present




Helicopters

  • Marinha Portuguesa Lynx
  • Marinha Portuguesa Lynx

Westland had won a competition for a ship-based anti-submarine, anti-surface vessel and maritime patrol helicopter against the Kaman SH-2 Seasprite and orders for 5 were placed in 1989. First two Super Lynx Mk.95s were handed over to the recently reconstituted Portuguese Aviação Naval in Jun 1993.


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Upgrade of Portuguese Navy Lynx, 12-Jul-16 : FIA 2016 Five Lynx Mk95 helicopters of the Portuguese Navy will received an avionics and engine upgrade

Portuguese Lynx Refurbished By Vector in UK, 08-May-15 : Portuguese Navy Mk.95 Lynx was in Fleetlands, UK for structural repairs together with a complete refinish of the airframe

Portugal Lynx reach 20,000 incident-free flight hs, 20-May-13 : Rome, Italy - (On the eve of the International Training and Education Conference (ITEC), Europe's leading showcase for military simulation and training, CAE announced that the Portuguese Navy recently completed 20,000 incident-free flight hours for its fleet of Lynx Mk95 helicopters.



Units

YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
1993/nowesquadrilha de helicopteros da marinha Montijo


Platform

Classes
FF Karel Doorman class
FF Vasco da Gama class


Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NModBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    336 has.3s 1987     19201: Marinha Super Lynx mk95 type; ex Royal Navy HAS.3 ZF559; uk +
Royal Navy ZF559: RN f/f 27nov87 d/d 04apr88; to HAS.3S type; conv Super +

dd to storage at RNAY Wroughton by Jan 1988 until c Nov+

Westland ZH580: To Yeovil by Dec 1990 for conversion for Portuguese Nav+
    338 has.3s 1988     19202: Marinha Super Lynx mk95 type; ex Royal Navy HAS.3 ZF561; uk +
Royal Navy ZF561: RN f/f 23mar88 d/d 04apr88; conv Super Lynx mk.95 ZH581+

RNAY Wroughton by Apr 1988. To Yeovil by Dec 1990 for +
    375 mk95 1993     19203: 27may10 pictured (pic3) on USNS LCPL Roy H. Wheat (T-AK 3016+
    376 mk95     19204: Marinha. ex ZH583
    377 mk95 1994     19205: Marinha. ex ZH584

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