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Dubai 2013: Australia set to receive first MH-60R

20th November 2013 - 10:38 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Dubai

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The first two Australian MH-60R helicopters will be formally delivered on 10 December as the AUS$3 billion project to replace the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) aging Seahawks gains momentum.

Speaking at the Dubai Air Show, George Barton, vice president of business development for Lockheed Martin’s Ship and Aviation Systems Division, said the first of the 24 MH-60Rs ordered by Australia would be delivered in December, ahead of an official roll-out ceremony on 24 January.

‘The Australian aircraft is going to be delivered well ahead of schedule. We are doing the last test flights this week and the aircraft will be

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