AgustaWestland Lynx AH9A in
united kingdom Army Air Corps







Del'd: 22 - 2009 to 2015





In preparation for Lynx deployments to Afghanistan on Operation Herrick in the hot, high and dusty conditions, the Army Air Corps decided to upgrade the current Lynx AH.9 s to AH.9A standard. The upgrade consisted of a more powerful CTS800-4N engine (similar to that in the Wildcat), stronger airframe structure, a better communications system, more firepower and an advanced instrument and electronic fit.


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Units

YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2011/15661 squadron AAC Dishforth
DE Gütersloh
2010/now669 squadron AAC Dishforth
2009/now659 squadron AAC Dishforth
DE Detmold
2009/now672 squadron AAC Dishforth

Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    319 1985     ZE375: ah.9a conv to AH9A type
    320 1985     ZE376: ah.9a conv AH9A type
    324 1986     ZE380: ah.9a conv AH9A type
    329     ZF537: ah.9a conv AH.9A type
    346 1990     ZG884: ah.9a conv AH.9A type
    347     ZG885: ah.9a conv AH9A type
    348 1991     ZG886: ah.9a AAC; Nov05 9 Regt; conv AH9A type
    349 1991     ZG887: ah.9a conv AH.9A type
    351 1991     ZG888: ah.9a As of 2010, a MK9A at 672Sqn
    352 1991     ZG889: ah.9a AAC d/d 27sep91; 9 Regt til Sep 2005; 1 Regt Sep 2005; March+
    353 1991     ZG914: ah.9a AAC; conv AH9A type
    354 1991     ZG915: ah.9a AAC; conv AH9A type
    355 1991     ZG916: ah.9a conv AH.9A type f/f 16sep09
    356 1992     ZG917: ah.9a AAC; conv AH9A type
    357 1992     ZG918: ah.9a conv AH9A type
    358 1992     ZG919: ah.9a conv AH.9A type
    359 1992     ZG920: ah.9a AAC; Nov05 1 Regt; conv AH9A type
    360 1992     ZG921: ah.9a conv AH9A type
    362 1992     ZG923: ah.9a AAC AH9 type; conv AH.9A type

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