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Germany joins UK in donating Sea King helicopters to Ukraine

During a meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group (otherwise known as the Ramstein Group) on January 23, German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius revealed that the nation will donate six German Navy-operated Sea King Mk 41 multi-role utility helicopters – which are now surplus to requirements due to their upcoming retirement – to the Ukrainian Armed Forces

Norway bids farewell to abdicating Sea Kings

The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) retired the last of its Sea King Mk 43B search-and-rescue helicopters on November 27, bringing to an end more than 50 years of operational service

Indian Navy uses Sea King to progress NASM-SR missile trials

In partnership with India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the Indian Navy carried out guided flight trials of its indigenously developed Naval Anti-Ship Missile-Short Range (NASM-SR) on November 21, when the weapon was fired from a Sea King Mk 42B ASW/ASuW helicopter for the second time

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Could Ukraine be given a fourth ex-Royal Navy Sea King?

Another former Royal Navy Westland Sea King could be heading to Ukraine, making it the fourth example of the type to be donated to the war-torn nation by the UK

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HeliOps: Sea Kings, SAR and much more

An exciting new era in rotary operations is under way on the UK’s south coast, as Ian Harding and Kevin Wills discovered when visiting one of its premier specialist helicopter providers

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UK donates Sea King helicopters to aid Ukraine’s fight against Russia

As part of its latest military aid package to Ukraine, the UK MOD revealed on November 23 that three Westland Sea King helicopters have been donated to the war-torn country to provide additional key capabilities to the Ukrainian Armed Forces as it continues to fight off Russian invaders