Royal Navy Exercise Deep Blue

In June 2014, the Royal Navy’s new Merlin Mk2 helicopters took part in Exercise Deep Blue, off the south coast of England. The anti-submarine warfare exercise was designed to test the helicopters which were recently upgraded by Lockheed Martin UK through the Merlin Capability Sustainment Programme
Royal Navy Merlin helicopter and Stingray torpedo

A few weeks old but an interesting video from Lockheed Martin on the Merlin HM2 and Exercise Deep Blue

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In June 2014, the Royal Navy’s new Merlin Mk2 helicopters took part in Exercise Deep Blue, off the south coast of England. The anti-submarine warfare exercise was designed to test the helicopters which were recently upgraded by Lockheed Martin UK through the Merlin Capability Sustainment Programme. Nine Merlin Mk2s were involved in Deep Blue, the largest concentration of Merlins at sea. More than 250 Royal Navy personnel deployed on HMS Illustrious and HMS Westminster for the exercise which lasted several weeks

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