The Westland Sea King is a British version of the American Sikorsky S-61 helicopter, built under license, and containing significant modifications including a different engine.
During Operation Granby, the Royal Fleet Auxiliaries RFA Fort Grange and RFA Argus both deployed to region with hospital beds aboard, Two Sea King helicopters from 846 Squadron served aboutt the former, and a further four Sea Kings aboard the latter. Additionally, twelve Sea Kings (six each from 845 Naval Air Squadron and 848 Naval Air Squadron) were transported to the Gulf and provided support for the British 1st Armoured Division.
Here is a summary of the Sea King's technical specifications:
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