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PAKISTAN NAVY PROCURES WS-61 SEA KING HELICOPTERS FROM QATAR

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According to members on PDF Pakistan is getting 11 out of 12 airframes.
You have the absolutely the wrong info. PN PAID for these, and these are 11 in total not 3 or 10 or whatever.

The first source which share the news of buying 10 helicopter now tweeted it wad mistake. Pakistan only getting 3 which already handed over to PN .
 

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The possibility, in last of August 2021.
It depends on the intended role of the helicopter. If the PN is looking to link the helicopter to the MILGEM for over-the-horizon ops, then we won't see the MILGEM use Z-9. The PN will either need to customize the AW139 or AW149, or pick-up the AW159.
The single US supplied war is seen with z9er in them ?? So if it’s integrated with US origin ship them why not Turkish or danish ?
Time will tell perhaps because datalink is local and can share info
 

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The first source which share the news of buying 10 helicopter now tweeted it wad mistake. Pakistan only getting 3 which already handed over to PN .
Your source is wrong in the first place. Qatar did not operate any ASW version to begin with. They had 11 troop carrying "Commando" versions. Out of which 5 were equipped for ASV operations using AS-39 exocets.
 

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The single US supplied war is seen with z9er in them ?? So if it’s integrated with US origin ship them why not Turkish or danish ?
Time will tell perhaps because datalink is local and can share info
How do we know the Z-9 is integrated with the OHP?

The OHP a one-off ship that is an anomaly in the PN fleet because the U.S. refused to supply the other 5.

The PN originally wanted the UH-60 with those ships too. I wonder why?

There are levels of interoperability we can't achieve (due to end-user limits or other issues) between Western and Chinese systems. The PN even dropped configuring the HQ-16 to the MILGEM in favour of the CAMM-ER.
 
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The first source which share the news of buying 10 helicopter now tweeted it wad mistake. Pakistan only getting 3 which already handed over to PN .
Possibly, a new Sea King squadron (No 444?) will be raised.
Z-9Ds are also coming. (Matter of weeks if not months).
So, if number is mere three units then there won't be any new Sea King Sqd. But that does not mean that new sqds will not be raised. The requirement for new helicopters will grow as new warships will enter PN fleet.
 

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How do we know the Z-9 is integrated with the OHP?

The OHP a one-off ship that is an anomaly in the PN fleet because the U.S. refused to supply the other 5.

The PN originally wanted the UH-60 with those ships too. I wonder why?

There are levels of interoperability we can't achieve (due to end-user limits or other issues) between Western and Chinese systems. The PN even dropped configuring the HQ-16 to the MILGEM in favour of the CAMM-ER.
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There was also a picture of Alamgir visit with z9 in the past
 

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Induction of Sea King Helicopters from Qaatar is a a good news indeed.
I just read in Newspaper Jang "China launched Third 054 P build for Pakistan Navy"
 

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So, if number is mere three units then there won't be any new Sea King Sqd. But that does not mean that new sqds will not be raised. The requirement for new helicopters will grow as new warships will enter PN fleet.
If it’s only three helicopters then AW101 might still be a good option too.
 

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The single US supplied war is seen with z9er in them ?? So if it’s integrated with US origin ship them why not Turkish or danish ?
Time will tell perhaps because datalink is local and can share info
The difference will be made without getting into a useless exercise to mate two different system.
 

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