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  • AgustaWestland Lynx

    Lynx HMA8 (SRU)

    2006








    SRU = SATURN. Second-generation Anti-jam Tactical UHF Radio used by NATO Radio Upgrade. All surving DAS aircraft were modified and included SIFF (Upgraded IFF). Later the aircraft were part of a Combined Mods Programme which gave them improved communications and defensive systems. As this went on the HMA.8(SRU) helicopters modified were known as HMA8(CMP) until the last one was finished and then they were then all known as HMA8(SRU) aircraft again.





    List of Operators of AgustaWestland Lynx HMA8 (SRU)


    From Organisation with model Lynx HMA8 (SRU)





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    C/NYearHistory
    113 1979 UK XZ690 : has.2 RN Type: HAS.2 noted with NASU at HMS Heron RNAS Yeov+
    RN d/d 30May79 HAS.2 type to NASU RNAS Yeovilton; 07Jul+
    04 pictured (top) as HAS2 type 829 Sqn (badge on door a+
    08Oct87 RNAY Fleetlands coded PO.600; 30Oct87 829 Squad+
    has.3 12 NASU RNAS Yeovilton
    16Mar88 AMG RNAS Porland; 03May88 NATIU RNAS Lee-on-Sol+
    26jul88 picture as HAS.3 type 702 Sqn /PO-635 asg RFA A+
    has.3s 24 HAS.3s conversion RNAY Fleetlands
    07Dec92 coded --.450 829 Squadron, HMS Sirius Flight; 0+
    hma.8 02Dec97 RNAY Fleetlands for HMA.8 Conversion
    hma.8das 06Jun02 noted as HMA8(DSP) with 815 squadron, HMS Somer+
    01may05 pictured (bot) as 815Sqn /404 HMS Iron Duke (F2+
    18Jun08 noted coded --.313 of 815Squadron; 01Jul09 note+
    2009 HMA8 type 815Sqn /301
    XZ690 : 22oct17 apparently she's at Delta force Paintball in Gl+
    30jun18 seen today, is indeed at the West Glasgow Delt+
    117 1979 UK XZ691 : has.2 RN Type: HAS.2 noted with NASU at HMS Heron RNAS Yeov+
    RN HAS.2 702 Sq/480-VL by Nov 1979; 815Sq/300-VL by Nov+
    04 pictured (pic1) as HAS2 type 829 Sqd HMS Beaver Flig+
    has.3 815Sq Active Flt /322-AV by Jun 1988, for HAS.3S conv N+
    has.3s 815Sq Amazon Flt /320-AZ by May 1990; 815Sq Newcastle F+
    hma.8 stored, 815Sq Richmond (227) Flt/474-RM by May 1996 sti+
    pictured (pic2) as 815Sq Chatham Flt/349 (by Jun 2009)+
    815Sq Lancaster Flt/415-LA by Sep 2009; 815Sq Argyll Fl+
    pictured (pic3) as HMA8SRU type 815Sqd /415 on USS Nim+
    pictured (pic4) during visit of HMS Westminster to Poo+
    pictured (pic5) as 815 NAS /310-VL at RNAS Yeovilton d+
    185 1980 UK XZ723 : has.2 RN HAS.2 f/f 10jul80, d/d 31jul80
    embarked HMS Antelope in Pymouth (replacing XZ691) befo+
    has.3 HAS.3 type 815Sqn /330
    hma.8 1998 HMA.8 type 702Sqn /307
    2011 HMA.8SRU type 815Sqn /MR-444
    11jul14 LynxHMA.8SRU type pictured as XZ723 702Sqn /672+
    XZ723 : Delta paintball centre, Bristol by May17
    190 1980 UK XZ725 : has.2 RN HAS.2 f/f 08aug80, d/d 04sep80; HAS.2 815Sq Battlea+
    as 815Sq Brilliant Flt/431, attacked ARA Santa Fe outs+
    815Sq Newcastle Flt on 8 May 1982; 815Sq Ambuscade Flt/+
    has.3 conv HAS.3, 815Sq Amazon Flt/320-AZ by Feb 1988; 815Sq +
    HAS.3S type 702 Sqn /633
    hma.8 conv HMA.8 by Jun 2002; 815Sq Richmond Flt/474 by Aug 2+
    Lynx HMA8 (SRU) type by 2016
    Feb/Apr 2016 asg 815Sq Monmouth 229 Flt/415 Black Knigh+
    Apr/Jun 2016 asg 815Sq RFA Fort Victoria (A387)
    815Sq Monmouth Flt/415 Black Knight by Jun16
    195 1980 UK XZ726 : has.2 1987 asg HMS Danae Flight which included a long NATO St+
    1987 XZ726 HMS Danae Flight, it visited Lisbon (Portuga+
    815Sq Beaver Flt/374-VB by Aug 1991 until c Jan 1992
    has.3 02jul93 HAS.3 type 815Sqn./306 at De Kooy
    2004 HMA.8 type as 815 Sqn /319
    as Manchester Flt wearing unusual side code 202, pictu+
    as 815 NAS HQ Flt / 302 pictured (pic1) in the flying+
    815 NAS 207 Edinburgh Flt / 411 by Sep 2010, to end Oct+
    as HMA8.SRU type /671 pictured (pic2) at RAF Shawbury
    as /316 at HMS Raleigh, Torpoint, (Triumph Squadron) f+
    295 1983 UK ZD261 : has.3 RN; 1995 type:HAS.8 815Sqn./672; 2003 type:HMA.8 815Sqn+
    702 NAS (with legacy code ?) / 437 pictured (pic1) on +
    Largs Bay Flt pictured (pic2) at HMNB Portsmouth for M+
    815 Sq Largs Bay Flt / 352 by Jun 2008 until c May 2009+
    06-19jun14 type HMA8SRU 815Sqn./314 embarked HMS Montro+
    pictured (pic3) as 815 NAS /314 at RNAS Yeovilton
    stored St Athan, by Nov 2015
    UK - : Hayward and Green Defence Ltd, West Sussex, UK by Apr20
    316 1985 UK ZD565 : has.3 RN, f/f 10Jan85 Westlands Yeovil; 28Jan85 delievered RN+
    16 pictured (pic1) as HAS.3 of 702NAS /633 at the weap+
    has.3s 04 to RNAY Fleetlands for HAS3S conversion; 22Nov91 to +
    17Mar94 to RNAS Portland AMG coded -.633; 26Sep94 to 70+
    1995 HAS.3S type: 702 Sqn
    09Jan96 to 815Squadron HMS Boxer coded XB.376; 09Sep96 +
    hma.8 20 to RNAY Fleetlands for HMA 8 Conversion
    702 Sq/674 by Sep 1999; 702 Sq/676 by Nov 2000; 815Sq N+
    2004 HMA.8 type 815Sqn /307
    hma.8das 2007 HMA.8(DAS) type 815Sqn /365
    23jun12 pictured (pic2) as /314 behind XZ719 at RNAS Cu+
    07jul13 pictured (pic3) as 815Sq /314 at RNAS Yeovilton
    pictured (pic4) HMA8SRU type aboard HMS Iron Duke (F2+
    in Simon s Town, South Africa Navy base, aboard HMS Ir+
    to Delta Force Paintball, Pentyrch by Jan 2018, still a+
    7 C/N.