Fleet Air Arm

aviation branch of the British Royal Navy

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]
Fleet Air Arm


  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.