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Comparison of Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King and Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone


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SUBJECTS
Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King
Ship-based Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter
Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone
Maritime Multirole Helicopter
BASICS
CREW
4
CREW
4
PRODUCTION
1,100 units [Diff.+1,091]
PRODUCTION
9 units [Diff.-1,091]
DIMENSIONS
LENGTH
54.79 ft (16.70 m) [Diff.-13.78 ft]
LENGTH
68.57 ft (20.90 m) [Diff.+13.78 ft]
WIDTH/SPAN
62.34 ft (19.00 m) [Diff.+4.27 ft]
WIDTH/SPAN
58.07 ft (17.70 m) [Diff.-4.27 ft]
HEIGHT
16.90 ft (5.15 m) [Diff.+1.48 ft]
HEIGHT
15.42 ft (4.70 m) [Diff.-1.48 ft]
SIZE COMPARISON
NOTES: Shapes below depict aircraft from wingtip-to-wingtip / nose-to-tail assuming aircraft are being viewed from overhead perspective (the nose pointing towards the top of the screen). Helicopter widths include main rotor diameter. If any dimensional values are "NA" in the database then the presented shapes may appear skewed.
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Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King
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Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone
WEIGHTS
EMPTY WT
11,872 lb (5,385 kg) [Diff.-3,715 lb]
EMPTY WT
15,587 lb (7,070 kg) [Diff.+3,715 lb]
MTOW
22,046 lb (10,000 kg) [Diff.-6,261 lb]
MTOW
28,307 lb (12,840 kg) [Diff.+6,261 lb]
INSTALLED POWER
2 x General Electric T58-GE-10 turboshaft engines developing 1,400 horsepower each and driving a five-blade main rotor and five-blade tail rotor.
2 x General Electric CT7-8A7 turboshaft engines developing 3,000 shaft horsepower each.
PERFORMANCE
SPEED
166 mph (267 kph) [Diff.-24 mph]
SPEED
190 mph (306 kph) [Diff.+24 mph]
RANGE
621 miles (1,000 km) [Diff.+621 miles]
RANGE
0 miles (0 km) [Diff.-621 miles]
CEILING
14,698 ft (4,480 m) [Diff.-302 feet]
CEILING
15,000 ft (4,572 m) [Diff.+302 feet]
ARMAMENT
Mission Variable:
2 OR 4 x Mark 44 OR Mark 46 torpedoes.
2 x Anti-Ship Missiles (ASMs).
4 x Naval depth charges OR B-57 nuclear depth charge.
2 x 7.62mm Machine guns at door pintle (trainable) mountings.

Up to 840lb of ordnance (launched or air-dropped) and/or specialized mission equipment. Door guns optional and only available on some production models.
STANDARD:
2 x Mk 46 torpedoes for anti-ship / anti-submarine role.

OPTIONAL:
1 OR 2 x 7.62mm M240 General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) at side door(s) on trainable pintle mounting(s).
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