HMS Defender’s Lynx Flight Back Home

Nearly seven months after departure embarked in HMS Defender 217 Lynx Flight return home to Yeovilton.

The Lynx Mk 8 celebrated her 35th birthday while onboard and has been embarked on the Type 45 Destroyer since departing Portsmouth at the beginning of June this year to be engaged in patrols in the Persian Gulf as part of Operation Kipion.

Miss Adventure and her flight of seven maintainers and three aircrew make up 217 Flight and have worked round the clock during the deployment to maintain a high level of readiness for whatever tasking is given at a moments notice helping to protect UK economy, providing security at sea.

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Press release, Image: UK Navy