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  • Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk
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    denmark Flyvevåbnet


    Royal Danish Air Force





    2016 to present





    Helicopters

    Flyvevåbnet MH-60R Seahawk

    A replacement contest for the Westland Lynx was held from late 2011 by the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) with the selected type likely to enter service from around 2015.

    Other contenders on the Maritime Helicopter Replacement Programme were the AW159 Wildcat Lynx and the AS565 Panther.

    On November 2012 the MH-60R was announced as the winner with planned deliveries of 9 aircraft between 2016 and 2018



    On May 11, 2016 the first three MH-60R arrived at Karup Air Base aboard two USAF C-17 Globemaster (01-0187 and 10-0221)
    On July 31, 2018 the last two MH-60R arrived at Karup Air Base aboard USAF C-17A Globemaster (06-6161) `Spirit Of Rio Vista` from Travis AFB. the two MH-60R were: N-978 BuNo 168978 and N-979 BuNo 168979


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    YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
    2016/    Esk.723 Karup




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    Classes
    FF Iver Huitfeldt class



    List of Aircraft

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    C/NBuiltID     In this OrgIn other Org

    70-407 mh-60r SH-60B 162117 in Denmark by Oct16 as a traning unit for pers+
    United States Naval Aviation 162117: USN

    May11 HSM-40./HK-404
        N-976: Danish Air Force, BuNo 168976 d/d May17
        N-978: Danish Air Force, BuNo 168978 d/d 31jul18 via C-17
        N-979: Danish Air Force, BuNo 168979 d/d 31jul18 via C-17
    70-2720 Danish Air Force, BuNo 166407; Denmark by Oct16 as Instr Ai+
    United States Naval Aviation 166407: USN conv from SH-60B unk; HSM-41 /TS-407; to AMARG

    02dec10 Stricken from US Navy list
    70-4386     N-971: Danish Air Force, BuNo 168971 f/f 26sep14 d/d 11may16
    70-4403     N-972: Danish Air Force, BuNo 168972 d/d 11may16
    70-4440     N-973: Danish Air Force, BuNo 168973 d/d 11may16
    70-4466     N-974: Danish Air Force, BuNo 168974 d/d Aug16
    70-4822     N-975: Danish Air Force, BuNo 168975 d/d Jan17
    70-4844     N-977: Danish Air Force, BuNo 168977 d/d Aug17
    11 C/N.


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