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  • Sikorsky S-61 H-3
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    argentina Comando de Aviacion Naval Argentina


    Argentine Navy





    Del'd: 14 - 1972 to present





    Helicopters

    Comando de Aviacion Naval Argentina S-61 H-3

    Dubbed locally SH-3, the export version of the SH-3D Sea King for the aircraft carrier ARA 25 de Mayo (V2) air group
    Five new built S-61D-4 received in 1972. Three SH-3D for spares arrived in 2003. In 2008 after the icebreaker ARA Almirante Irizar fire incident four refurbished UH-3H plus two for spares were acquired.

    Agusta build airframes listed separately : 1984 ASH-3D and 1995 ASH-3H


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    Six UH-3H Sea King for the Argentine Navy, 28-Oct-08 : PATUXENT RIVER, Md, USA – A team from NAVAIR’s Support and Commercial Derivative Aircraft Program Office is working hand-in-hand with the Armada Argentina (Argentine Navy) to deliver six UH-3H Sea King helicopters, four flyable versions and two for spare parts.




    Units


    YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
    1978/    EAH2 Comandante Espora
    1972/78EAHComandante Espora



    Platform


    Classes
    CV Colossus class
    AO Durance class




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