UK Defence Helicopters Get Upgrade

2 June 2009 (Last Updated June 2nd, 2009 18:30)

The UK Ministry of Defence's entire fleet of mk9 Lynx helicopters has been upgraded by Vector Aerospace to protect them from enemy attacks. The upgrade involved fitting defensive aid systems (DAS) to all 22 mk9s. Vector has also carried out DAS upgrades two other Lynx variant

The UK Ministry of Defence's entire fleet of mk9 Lynx helicopters has been upgraded by Vector Aerospace to protect them from enemy attacks.

The upgrade involved fitting defensive aid systems (DAS) to all 22 mk9s.

Vector has also carried out DAS upgrades two other Lynx variants – the mk7 and the mk8.