AgustaWestland Super Lynx mk100
malaysia Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia

Royal Malaysian Navy

Del'd: 6 - 2003 to present


Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia Super Lynx mk100

An initial order for 6 Super Lynx Series 300 for maritime patrol, anti-submarine, anti-surface and SAR dutries was placed by the Malaysian Defence Ministry after it announced the model's selection in Sep 1999. They will also be able to operate from the Lekiu Class frigates, Jebat (29) and Lekiu (30). First 5 delivered to TLDM (Malaysian Navy) during 2003 but the third production airframe was retained in the UK to complete Sea Skua trials and was handed over in July 2004. The 6 airframes entered TLDM service in August 2004 at Lumut Naval Base.

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Malaysian Super Lynx 10,000 Flight Hours, 23-Oct-18 : #Lynx Royal Malaysian Navy’s 501 Squadron achieved 10,000 flight hours with their six Super Lynx received in 2003 from Lumut naval base and deployed aboard navy ships

Royal Malaysian Navy Super Lynx 300 Ceremonial Handover, 19-Jul-04 : In a ceremony at Farnborough Airshow the last of six AgustaWestland Super Lynx 300 helicopters ordered by the Royal Malaysian Navy was handed over to Dato' Zainal, Deputy Defence Minister of Malaysia by Richard Case, Managing Director of AgustaWestland.


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2003/    501 skuadron KD Rajawali, Lumut Naval Base


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424     M501-1: Malaysian Navy d/d 2003, test serial uk ZJ904
426     M501-2: Malaysian Navy d/d 2003; uk ZJ905
431     M501-3: Malaysian Navy d/d 2003; uk ZJ906
433     M501-4: Malaysian Navy, test serial ZJ907
435     M501-5: Malaysian Navy; uk ZJ908
437     M501-6: Malaysian Navy; uk ZJ909

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