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Seahawk Deliveries Finished

Seahawk Deliveries Finished 2 August, 2018

Royal Danish Air Force received its last two MH-60R Seahawk helicopters. Denmark, which procured 12 helicopters to replace the Lynx helicopters in the Danish inventory, took delivery of the first three Seahawk helicopters in June 2016.

The MH-60R Seahawk helicopter is a multi-purpose naval helicopter, can carry out anti-submarine warfare (ASW) with 324 mm torpedos and anti-surface warfare (ASuW) with Hellfire missile. In addition, helicopters can detect submarines with dipping sonar, sonobuoy and MAD (Magnetic Anomaly Detector) when necessary. Seahawks are the backbone of naval air power of many countries. In addition, helicopters, which can be used for search and rescue, logistical support, personnel transport and medical evacuation (MEDEVAC), serve in 13 countries.

The maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of helicopters which are capable of carrying and firing different kinds of weapons is 9,930 kilograms. Seahawk helicopters service altitude is 3,661 meters and it has 3 hours endurance. Platform's maximum range is 834 kilometers.

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