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Westland Sea King
Westland Sea King from the Belgium air force.
Role Helicopter
National origin United Kingdom
Manufacturer Westland.
First flight May 7th, 1969.
Status Active
Primary user Royal Navy

Westland Sea King is a British helicopter built by Westland. It is a licence-built version of the American SH-3 Sea King. Transport duty versions are known as Westland Commando.

Utility

Westland Sea King is used for finding and destroying submarines, search and rescue, VIP air transport, utility, electronic warfare, and special forces support.

Users

In 2013 Westland Sea King is (or was) in service in Australia, Belgium, Egypt, Germany, India, Norway, Pakistan, Qatar, UK. In the UK, the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy used this helicopter.

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