Fleet Air Arm

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Fleet Air Arm

Fleet Air Arm is the generic name of the British naval aviation, part of the Royal Navy. It has both airplanes and helicopters.

  • It uses Merlin helicopters to hunt submarines[1] and transport marines.[2]
  • It uses Wildcat helicopters for piracy patrols.[3]
  • It uses F-35 jets for maritime attack.[4]


  1. "Merlin Mk 2 | Royal Navy". www.royalnavy.mod.uk. Retrieved 2020-05-06.
  2. "Merlin Mk3 | Royal Navy". www.royalnavy.mod.uk. Retrieved 2020-05-06.
  3. "Wildcat | Royal Navy". www.royalnavy.mod.uk. Retrieved 2020-05-06.
  4. "F-35 Lightning | Royal Navy". www.royalnavy.mod.uk. Retrieved 2020-05-06.