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Denmark requests Seahawks

1st December 2010 - 13:14 GMT | by Tony Osborne in London


Denmark is considering purchasing the MH-60R 'Romeo' Seahawk to replace its Lynx fleet and meet the needs of the government's Maritime Helicopter Programme (MHP), it has been disclosed.

A release by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) on 30 November reveals that Denmark's government is requesting a dozen MH-60Rs and associated engines, including three spares, communication and support equipment, in addition to tools, training and logistics support.

The release suggests the entire contract would be worth around $2 billion.

'The proposed sale of the MH-60R Seahawk helicopters will improve Denmark's anti-submarine and surface warfare capability and provide an improved search

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Tony Osborne


Tony Osborne

Tony was deputy editor of Defence Helicopter and Rotorhub magazines before joining Aviation Week in …

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