Anti-submarine helicopter previously known as the LAMPS MARK I, used by the US Navy.  By the glossary definition of Useful load, given as 5070 lb (2300 kg), the calculated Empty Weight is approximately 3824 kg.  Kaman began upgrading retired SH-2F helicopters to the SH-2G configuration (the original Max Takeoff Weight was 12800 lb / 5806 kg).  Under the US Navy, both of versions may be fitted with: M-60 7. 62 mm machine guns mounted in their cabin doors; infrared jammers; flare and chaff dispensers.

LAMPS is the acronym for Light Airborne Multipurpose System.

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: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

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 (non-retractable)

Key Characteristics

Data on key physical features

Aircraft Details

Data on aircraft configuration, weights, flight performance and equipment

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