AgustaWestland Lynx


2001

Derived from Westland Lynx

2001




Model

AgustaWestland Lynx

Airframes built before 2001 listed as Westland Lynx


Model News

Royal Navy Wildcat Deployed on German Frigate, 14-Jul-17 : For the first time Royal Navy new Wildcat deployed on a foreign vessel spending 7 weeks with the German Bundesmarine frigate Lübeck

Lynx / Sea Venom Missile Compatibility Test, 05-Apr-17 : QinetiQ and the Royal Navy conducted trials at Boscombe Down between a Lynx Mk8 helicopter and the MBDA Sea Venom/ANL anti-ship missile

UK MoD £271M Contract for Wildcat WIST, 09-Jan-17 : UK Ministry Of Defence signed the 5 years long £271 Million AW159 Wildcat Integrated Support & Training (WIST) contract for Army and Navy helicopters. The 62nd and final AW159 was delivered last month

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

UK 815 NAS Starts Receiving AW159 Wildcat, 19-Apr-16 : 815 Naval Air Squadron received first four of 12 new AW159 Wildcats begining the transition from the Westland Lynx after 35 years. The unit Lynx Mk8 will be completely replaced by mid next year

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Derivatives

ModelYearHistory
Super Lynx mk90b 2000 Royal Danish Navy Mk.90 and Mk.90A upgraded to Super Lynx
Super Lynx mk100 2002 Royal Malaysian Navy, with 1,327 hp CTS-800-4N engines. Six built
Super Lynx mk110 2003 Export version for Royal Thai Navy
Super Lynx mk120 2003 16 built Royal Air Force of Oman.
Lynx HMA8 (DAS) 2004 DAS = Defensive Aids Subsystem. All HMA.8(DSP) aircraft were upgraded to this variant.
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 ...
Super Lynx mk64 2007 South African Air Force
Lynx AH9A 2008 In December 2008 the UK Ministry of Defence signed a contract with AgustaWestland to pull forward AW159 Lynx Wildcat programme technologies to pr ...
AW159 2009 The AW159 is a twin engined, naval and utility, multi role helicopter, initially developed as a candidate for the UK Future Lynx competition.It h ...
The new Lynx first flew on November 12, 2009 and is known in British military service as the Lynx Wildcat. 62nd and final Wildcat for UK MoD de ...
Super Lynx mk130 2009 First export version for Algeria
AW159 Wildcat AH1 2010
AW159 Wildcat HMA2 2012 Originally referenced as the Wildcat HMA.1 in official Royal Navy communications, from c May 2013, it began to be referred to as the Wildcat HMA. ...
Super Lynx mk140 2012 Second export version for Algeria (version 300)
AW159 210 2013 AW159 export version for Republic of Korea Navy (South Korea)

Organisations

From Organisation with model Lynx
1982
united kingdom Royal Marines
    Lynx AH9A 15 1982/13
2001
united kingdom AgustaWestland UK
    2001/now
2003
malaysia Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia
    Super Lynx mk100 6 2003/now
oman Silāḥ al-Jaww as-Sulṭāniy ‘Umān
    Super Lynx mk120 16 2003/now
2004
thailand Royal Thai Navy
    Super Lynx mk110 2 2004/now
2007
south africa Suid-Afrikaanse Vloot
    Super Lynx mk64 4 2007/now
2009
united kingdom Army Air Corps
    Lynx AH9A 22 2009/15
2010
algeria Al Quwwat Al Bahria Al Djaza eria
    Super Lynx mk130 4 2010/now
2011
denmark Flyvevåbnet
    Super Lynx mk90b 8 2011/now
united kingdom Fleet Air Arm
    AW159 Wildcat HMA2 28 2011/now
united kingdom Army Air Corps
    AW159 Wildcat AH1 2011/now
2013
united kingdom Royal Marines
    AW159 Wildcat AH1 2013/now
2014
algeria Al Quwwat Al Bahria Al Djaza eria
    Super Lynx mk140 6 2014/now
2015
south korea Daehanminguk Haegun
    AW159 210 8 2015/now
2018
philippines Philippine Navy
    AW159 2018
Construction Numbers on database of Lynx or its versions

5aw159
8AW159 210
28ah.1
27hma.2
6mk100
2mk110
16mk120
4mk130
6mk140
4mk64
8mk90b





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