Westland Lynx in
france Aéronautique Navale


French Navy





Del'd: 40 - 1977 to present





  • Aéronautique Navale Lynx
  • Aéronautique Navale Lynx

First operational aircraft arrived to BAN Saint-Mandrier on December 5, 1978. They were used aboard the F70 class frigates.
As of 2016 ~20 remain in service with 34F an being replaced with NH90


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Vector UK to Support French Navy Lynx, 19-Nov-14 : Vector Aerospace UK will provide structural maintenance and technical support for the French Navy Lynx Mk4 fleet on a five year programme. Fleetlands is world s only repair facility for this type.

Thales GPS SAASM receivers for French Navy Lynx, 05-Apr-12 : Neuilly – Thales has been awarded a contract by the Service Industriel de l'Aéronautique (SIAé), France's military aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul service, to supply stand-alone GPS receivers for the French Navy's Lynx helicopters, which are currently being upgraded by the French defence procurement agency (DGA).

Lynx First Deck Landings Trials on FREMM Frigate, 20-Feb-12 : DCNS achieved formal qualification of the French Navy FREMM frigate for operations with the Lynx helicopter




Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NModBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    5/03 has.2 fn 1973     03: Marine; to Ground Instruction at Rochefort, France
Westland XX904: HAS.2 (FN) f/f 06jul73, to France

Aerospatiale F-ZKCU: Aerospatiale, to FN

- 03: 24sep16 pictured preserved at Musée de Tradition de l +
    5/04 has.2 fn 1973     04: Marine
Westland XX911: HAS.2 (FN) f/f 06jul73, to France

Aerospatiale F-ZKCV: Aerospatiale, to FN
    015 has.2 fn 1977     260: Marine; Jul98 pictured with 34F at Lanveoc/Poulmic
    027 has.2 fn     261: Marine d/d 1977
    031 has.2 fn     262: Marine 34F
    039 has.2 fn     263: FN in 2003 34F
    040 has.2 fn 1978     264: FN in 2003 34F
    045 has.2 fn     265: Marine 31F
    046 has.2 fn 1978     266: FN in 1996 31F ; 2006 31F. 50 ans cammo
    051 has.2 fn     267: FN; 14Jul11 34F flew in parade quatorze juillet 2011.
    054 has.2 fn     269: FN in 2003 34F
    057 has.2 fn     270: Marine 10S
    059 has.2 fn     271: Marine 31F
    063 has.2 fn 1978     272: Marine 34F
Westland XZ272: ff 21 Jun 1978, dd 6 Jul 1978 to FN as 272
    066 has.2 fn     273: FN in 2003 34F
    068 has.2 fn     274: FN in 2003 34F
    071 has.2 fn 1978     275: FN; 1996 31F; 2001 31F; 2011 dump Hyeres
    074 has.2 fn     276: Marine 31F
    078 has.2 fn     277: FN d/d 1979; 34F
    081 has.2 fn     278: Marine d/d 1979
    087 has.2 fn 1978     620: 2011 dump Hyeres
    092 has.2 fn 1978     621: FN; 2011 dump Cuers
    095 has.2 fn 1979     622: Marine
    109 has.2 fn 1979     623: Marine
    114 has.2 fn 1979     624: Marine
    119 has.2 fn 1979     625: Marine
    120 has.2 fn 1979     626: FN d/d 1980
    123 has.2 fn     627: 1996 31F
    245 has.4 fn 1982     801: Marine
    253 has.4 fn     802: Marine
    260 has.4 fn     803: FN in 1996 31F
    268 has.4 fn     804: FN in 1996 31F
    271 has.4 fn     805: Marine; w/o 09apr91
    273 has.4 fn     806: Marine
    276 has.4 fn     807: Marine
    278 has.4 fn     808: FN in 1996 31F ; 2003 34F
    280 has.4 fn     809: Marine; w/o 15mar96
    283 has.4 fn     810: FN in 2003 34F
    288 has.4 fn     811: FN HAS.4; 09jul11 pictured at Yeovilton, UK
    293 has.4 fn     812: Marine
    296 has.4 fn     813: FN in 2003 34F
    300 has.4 fn     814: FN in 1996 31F

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