Fleetlands buzzing with Wasps

Westland Wasp helicopters at Fleetlands, Fareham Road, Gosport, about 1970
Westland Wasp helicopters at Fleetlands, Fareham Road, Gosport, about 1970
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Westland Wasps helicopters, seen here being reconditioned at Fleetlands, Gosport, about 1970.

These aircraft were light anti-submarine strike helicopters which flew from small warships and carried two Mk44 homing torpedoes.