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ROK requests MH-60R helicopters from US

8th August 2019 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


The Republic of Korea (ROK) is seeking to buy MH-60R multi-mission helicopters from the US under its foreign military sales programme.

At a cost of $800 million the ROK wants 12 MH-60R helicopters, equipped with the following: APS-153(V) multi-mode radars; T-700-GE-401C engines; Airborne Low Frequency Sonar Systems; AN/AAS-44C(V) Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems;  Embedded GPS/INS with Selective Availability/Anti-Spoofing Module; Link 16 Multifunctional Information Distribution Systems – Low Volume Terminals Block Upgrade Two terminals; M-240D crew served guns; GAU-21 crew served guns; and AN/SSQ-36/53/62 sonobuoys.

Logistics and support have also been requested.

The proposed sale will improve the ROK Navy’s ability to perform anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare missions, as well as vertical replenishment, search and rescue, and communications relay.

The prime contractor will be Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems if the sale goes ahead.

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