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  • AgustaWestland Sea King

    Derived from Westland Sea King

    Sea King News

    Sea King Flypast Ends 49 Years of Service, 25-Sep-18 : #SeaKing Royal Navy retires their last Sea King, the Mk7 ASAC, with a 849 Squadron 3-hour flypast. Will be replaced by the Merlin Crowsnest next year

    Royal Navy Announced Crowsnest Contract, 16-Jan-17 : #Crowsnest UK Minister for Defence announced £269M deal for new helicopter-borne Airborne Early Warning (AEW) and control surveillance system for the new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. Crowsnest will be provided by Lockheed Martin and Thales

    Thales Radar for the Royal Navy Merlin AEW Variant, 22-May-15 : Lockheed Martin UK, as the prime contractor for Crowsnest, have selected Thales as the chosen bidder to provide the radar and mission system for the Merlin Airborne Early Warning (AEW) variant

    Royal Navy Sea Kings 5 years in Afghan skies, 04-Jun-14 : UK Forces have been deployed in Afghanistan since 2002 under Operation Herrick pushing back the Taliban and preventing them from using the country as a base for terrorism

    ASaC.7 return from Libya, 27-Sep-11 : Navy fliers who paved the way for Apache helicopter strikes against Colonel Gaddafi’s forces are safely home.

    Derivatives & Versions

    Sea King ASaC.7 2002 The original ARI5930/3 Searchwater radar and its display systems of the AEW.2 and AEW.2A were showing their age and technical deficiencies led to ...
    The Sea King ASaC.7 is due to be retired from UK service (with 849 NAS) at the end of Sep 2018. This will leave the UK Armed Forces with another ...
    Sea King HC.6 2006 As the Merlin HM.1 became more widespread amongst the UK anti-submarine community, the Sea King HAS.6 it was replacing were displaced from front ...
    Sea King HC.4+ 2007 By 2007 it was looking like the CHF Sea King HC.4 would be called on to operate in Afghanistan in support of Operation Herrick. Changes were need ...

    List of Operators of AgustaWestland Sea King

    From Organisation with model Sea King
    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm
        Sea King ASaC.7 15 2002/18

    Construction Numbers

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    C/NBuilt asYearHistory
    wa 887 has.5 1980 UK ZA126

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