The world’s ten best anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters

A Royal Navy AW101 (formerly EH101 Merlin) ASW helicopter prepares to take off from the HMS Illustrious (R06) aircraft carrier. Image courtesy of Julie Ripley, U.S. Navy.



  • MH-60R Romeo
  • NH90 NFH
  • Z-18F
  • Ka-27
  • Lynx Wildcat