Top News on Westland Sea King

  • Thales bags selection for RN Crowsnest system


    ​Thales is to supply an improved version of its Searchwater radar and Cerberus mission system to deliver the UK Royal Navy’s Crowsnest airborne early warning (AEW) capability, following a selection announcement made on 22 May.


  • Other News for Westland Sea King

  • Commando Merlins make move to Yeovilton


    ​The Royal Navy’s amphibious support helicopter transition from the Westland Sea King HC4 to the AgustaWestland Merlin...


  • UK hits halfway mark on defence helicopter upgrades


    With an ongoing upgrade of the UK’s military helicopter fleet around 50% complete, discussions have already begun...


  • Airborne early wonders: our Top 10 eyes in the sky


    In the week that Royal Australian Air Force officials hailed the performance of the service’s Boeing 737-based...


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  • Thales bags selection for RN Crowsnest system

    News | 22 May 2015 16:35 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Thales is to supply an improved version of its Searchwater radar and Cerberus mission system to deliver the UK Royal Navy’s Crowsnest airborne early warning (AEW) capability, following a selection announcement made on 22 May.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thales-bags-selection-for-RN-Crowsnest-system-412700/
  • Commando Merlins make move to Yeovilton

    News | 01 Apr 2015 10:50 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Royal Navy’s amphibious support helicopter transition from the Westland Sea King HC4 to the AgustaWestland Merlin HC4/4A has made a significant advance, with its 846 Naval Air Squadron having returned to RNAS Yeovilton in Somerset.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Commando-Merlins-make-move-to-Yeovilton-410790/
  • ANALYSIS: UK defence helicopter fleet remains in transition

    News | 13 Mar 2015 17:00 | Dominic Perry

    ​Politicians, particularly those eyeing a rapidly approaching general election, are prone to making the sort of grandiose statements are more concerned with earning political capital rather than delivering an accurate picture of reality.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-UK-defence-helicopter-fleet-remains-in-transition-410147/
  • UK hits halfway mark on defence helicopter upgrades

    News | 12 Mar 2015 17:42 | Dominic Perry

    With an ongoing upgrade of the UK’s military helicopter fleet around 50% complete, discussions have already begun within the defence ministry looking at future rotorcraft requirements beyond the middle of next decade.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-hits-halfway-mark-on-defence-helicopter-upgrades-410098/
  • Germany finalises order for 18 naval NH90s

    News | 04 Mar 2015 21:45 | Dominic Perry

    ​Germany has finally confirmed a deal that will see it order 18 new NH Industries NH90 NFH helicopters for its navy, at the same time trimming commitments for the troop transport variant and Airbus Helicopters Tiger attack rotorcraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germany-finalises-order-for-18-naval-NH90s-409772/
  • Airborne early wonders: our Top 10 eyes in the sky

    News | 27 Feb 2015 15:05 | Craig Hoyle

    In the week that Royal Australian Air Force officials hailed the performance of the service’s Boeing 737-based Wedgetail aircraft over Iraq – and as the UK draws closer to announcing a successor to its Westland Sea King 7 capability – our Top 10 looks at some of the unusual and rare types delivering the airborne early warning and control mission around the globe. Our listing is derived from data on in-service and on-order aircraft contained within Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets and MiliCAS databases.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airborne-early-wonders-our-Top-10-eyes-in-the-sky-409546/