Export version of SH-2 used by a number of diffrent countries.  Equipped with a 1500 ft dipping sonar, a sonobuoy pmcessor, and magnetic anomaly detector to use in Anti-submarine Warfare (ASW).  The helicopter may be fitted with a variety of anti-ship missiles, a few of which may have semi-active radar and laser-designators.  Under the US Navy it may be fitted with: M-60 7. 62 mm machine guns mounted in their cabin doors; infrared jammers; flare and chaff dispensers.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Kaman Aircraft Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Kaman Aircraft Corporation

Parent type: Kaman K-800/H-2 Seasprite

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 3

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (some retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 4.58 m (15.0 ft)

Overall Length: 16.08 m (52.8 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: GE T700-401 turbine

Engine manufacturer: GE Aviation

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 6124 kg (13500 lb)

Max Range: 1000 km (540 nm)

Max Endurance: 5.3 hrs (5.3 hrs)

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