List of aircraft of the Royal Australian Navy

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This is a list of aircraft of the Royal Australian Navy.


Aircraft Origin Type Versions In service Notes
MH-60 Seahawk  United States ASW MH-60R 24 24 on order.[1]
Sikorsky S-70 Seahawk  United States ASW S-70B 16 Operated by 816 Squadron
NHI MRH 90  France Transport Helicopter TTH: Tactical Transport Helicopter 6 Operated by 808 Squadron
Eurocopter AS350  France Training helicopter Squirrel AS350BA 13 Operated by 723 Squadron
Bell 429  United States Training helicopter Bell 429 3 Operated by 723 Squadron[2]
Eurocopter EC135  Germany Training helicopter EC135 T2+ 1 6 more delivered but not yet in service, 8 more on order. To replace the AS350 and Australian Army Bell OH-58 Kiowa.[3] Being delivered with civilian registration. As of March 2017 only one carries RAN registration.
Bombardier Dash 8  Canada Hydrographic survey aircraft Dash 8-200 1 Operated by Laser Airborne Depth Sounder Flight



See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Royal Australian Navy Officially Inducts MH-60R Seahawk Romeo Maritime Helicopter". January 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ ADF Serials Agusta N42- list retrieved 2007-08-30.
  3. ^ "EC-135 T2+". Royal Australian Navy.