Before the end of June, the Portuguese Navy (Marinha Portuguesa) will receive two FN Herstal SA M3M MKIII 12.7mm heavy machine guns. The pod mounted system has been ordered to be fitted on the service Esquadrilha de Helicópteros da Marinha (Navy Helicopters Squadron) AgustaWestland Super Lynx MK-95 ASW (Anti Surface Warfare) helicopter. The Navy will receive as well five armoured protection kits for the helicopters.

With the Portuguese Navy, the five Super Lynx MK 95 perform as well SAR (Search And Rescue) and troop and logistic transport missions and operate onboard the Vasco da Gama Class (MEKO 200PN Mod III) and Bortolomeu Dias Class (Type M) frigates.



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