1st of 24 MH-60R Seahawk Romeo helicopters for the Royal Australian Navy has successfully completed its first test flight.MH-60R Seahawk Romeo will replace 16 Seahawk ‘Classic’ helicopters & introduce air-to-surface strike capability.Acquisition of 24 Seahawk Romeos allows the RAN to provide at least eight helicopters embarked at any one time with Australia’s Anzac Class frigates & the new Hobart Class air warfare destroyers, with the remainder based at HMAS Albatross in Nowra.

Minister for Defence Materiel Dr Mike Kelly AM MP today announced the first of 24 Seahawk Romeo helicopters has successfully comp.

Romeo rising – first RAN MH-60R flies | Australian Aviation Magazine

2013 by Craig Hoyle – FG London - Australia has accepted its first pair of Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin shipborne helicopters, under a Foreign Military Sales deal signed via the US government in The lead aircraft were received.

Aircraft 902 from NUSQN 725 fires the first Hellfire missile.A July 2014 firing of a Hellfire missile from a RAN MH-60R while based in the US. The Australian Navy has accepted the Lockheed Martin AGM-114N Hellfire air-to-ground missile into service with the weapon to equip the Fleet Air Arm’s MH-60R ‘Romeo’ Seahawk helicopters. Navy says the first live firing of the Hellfire N in Australia in is planned to occur early next year.

A July 2014 firing of a Hellfire missile from a RAN while based in the US. The Navy has accepted the Lockheed Martin Hellfire air-to-ground

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Sikorsky (Lockheed-Martin) has delivered the last of 24 Sikorsky MH-60R "Seahawk" (Romeo) for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Australian order dated to 2011 and has replaced the ageing fleet of S-70B. The MH-60R is mainly used in the RAN for anti-submarine warfare and anti-surface, but also for search and rescue and transport.

Sikorsky (Lockheed-Martin) has delivered the last of 24 Sikorsky MH-60R "Seahawk" (Romeo) for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Australian order dated to 2011 and has replaced the ageing fleet of S-70B. The MH-60R is mainly used in the RAN for anti-submarine warfare and anti-surface, but also for search and rescue and transport.

Australian MH-60R at Owego NY, November 2013

The first Royal Australian Navy Lockheed Martin-Sikorsky Seahawk multimission maritime helicopter flying a check flight at Lockheed Martin's Owego, N., facilities on Oct. A total of 24 R models is being purchased by Australia.


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