Escuadrón de Helicópteros

of the Uruguayan Navy
 

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Transport
Secondary Role: Search & Rescue
First Formed: 1955
Parent Unit: Grupo de Escadrones
Current Status: Active

History

No unit history known.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
Bell 47G (OH-13H) Sioux 7 1955 – 1997 051-056
Sikorsky CH-34J Choctaw 6 1971 – 1992 061-066
Bell 212 1 1980 – 1992 071
Westland Mk.60/HC.2 Wessex 8 1991 – Present 063-065,081-085
Helibras HB.355F Ecureuil 2 1 2006 – Present 071
MBB Bo-105M 6 2007 – Present 061-066


Unit Markings

Figure 1
To be added


Main Bases

Base Duration
Base Aeronaval Cap. Curbelo/Laguna del Sauce n/a – Present


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/2007 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

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