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The Westland Wessex is the British-built licensed version of the Sikorsky S-58 "Choctaw" helicopter that served with the British Royal Navy and Royal Air Force (RAF) in a variety of roles.
The Wessex's most noteworthy contribution to the Falklands War was in the fighting around South Georgia. A Wessex from HMS Antrim, in conjunction with Wasps from HMS Plymouth and HMS Endurance, and a Lynx from HMS Brilliant, attacked the Argentine submarine Santa Fe, damaging it so that it could not submerge and forcing the crew to abandon the submarine.
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