The Westland WS-61 Sea King is a British licence-built version of the American Sikorsky S-61 helicopter of the same name built by Westland Helicopters. The aircraft differs considerably from the American version with Rolls-Royce Gnome engines British made anti-submarine warfare systems and a fully computerised control system. The Westland Sea King was also produced as the Commando troop transport version for export.
Made by Westland Helicopters.
It is the successor of the Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King .