Air Platforms

SH-60F deliveries to Spanish Navy to take three years

20 September 2017

The Spanish Navy is due to receive the remaining five revamped Sikorsky SH-60F tactical transport helicopters ordered from the US Navy over the next three years, Secretary of State for Defence Agustin Conde has said.

At a conference on 19 September for the centenary celebrations of Spanish naval aviation, Conde said the SH-60F was seen as a stopgap measure and that the Ministry of Defence is still looking at acquiring a navalised version of the Eurocopter NH90 to operate from warships.

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