Australia—Lockheed Wins Deal To Supply 12 More Seahawks

Lockheed Martin | 09/22/2022

Lockheed Martin says it has received a U.S. Navy contract to produce additional maritime helicopters for the Royal Australian Navy. The order for 12 more MH-60R helicopters, expected to be worth about US$985 million, will bring the Australian fleet to 36, filling out a third Seahawk squadron, reported Breaking Defense. Deliveries are scheduled from mid-2025 to mid-2026, said Lockheed. The Seahawks will replace Australia’s fleet of problematic MRH90 Taipan helicopters and create...

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