Saudi Royal Naval Forces Launches First MH-60R Helicopter in USA 2 New York

RSNF Commander General Al-Ghufaili said that this type of aircraft has the latest military technology and is characterized by the high combat capabilities of surface and sub-surface wars, which enhances the capabilities of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces to meet all challenges and threats in the region and to contribute in partnership with the naval forces of other countries to enhance maritime security in the region.

For his part, President Daniel Schultz of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company has highly commended the partnership between the Saudi Royal Navy Forces and Lockheed Martin, expressing his happiness of the launch of the aircraft as one of the most reliable Helicopter aircraft in the industry.

Rear Admiral Francis D. Morley, director of the US Navy's International Cooperation Program, said the project was an opportunity to develop the strategic relationship between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States, in particular the historical relationship between the Saudi Navy and the US Navy.

Source: Saudi Press Agency