Although primarily an anti-surface and anti-submarine helicopter, a second variant of the Lynx is utilised by 847 NAS. The Lynx Mk7 is an attack and utility version, giving an autonomous and flexible response against enemy forces to the Land Force Commander during Amphibious Operations. The home base for all Lynx Mk7 helicopters is the Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton in Somerset.
|Crew||2 x pilot + 1 door gunner|
|Engines||2 x 900hp Rolls Royce Gem free power turbines|
|Max Speed||180 knots|
|Max Weight||4875 kg|
|Max Endurance||2hrs 15mins|