Armored twin-turbine gunship version of the UH-2A, developed in 1966. Ordered by the US Navy for Search and Rescue (SAR) and use based off of naval destroyers.
The helicopter is fitted with: chin-mounted minigun turret capable of 4000 rounds of 7. 62 mm fire a minute; two waist-mounted 7. 62 mm machine guns; dual UHF electronics for tracking downed aircraft/crew; stretched acrylic shatter-proof windows; a 200 ft hoist cable.
Source: "Armed Kaman UH-2C Seasprites Ordered by U.S. Navy". Vertiflite, September 1968. Published by AHS International. Page 20.
Design authority: Kaman Aircraft Corporation
Primary manufacturer: Kaman Aircraft Corporation
Parent type: Kaman K-800/H-2 Seasprite
Aircraft status: No longer flying
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor
Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor
Crew required: TBA in Side-by-side arrangement
Landing gear: Wheels (some retractable)