Merlin helicopters to be upgraded

The Government has confirmed that work to develop and upgrade Merlin helicopters made by Agusta Westland of Yeovil wll go ahead. They will replace existing Sea Kings from 2016 and be based at RNAS Yeovilton.

Merlin helicopter
The Merlin has been in service for more than a decade Credit: ITV West


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