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Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King
Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone
EMPTY WT. 11,872 lb (5,385 kg)[Diff.-3,715 lb]
EMPTY WT. 15,587 lb (7,070 kg)[Diff.+3,715 lb]
M.T.O.W. 22,046 lb (10,000 kg)[Diff.-6,261 lb]
M.T.O.W. 28,307 lb (12,840 kg)[Diff.+6,261 lb]
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.
SPEED 166 mph (267 kph)[Diff.-24 mph]
SPEED 190 mph (306 kph)[Diff.+24 mph]
CEILING 14,698 ft (4,480 m)[Diff.-302 feet]
CEILING 15,000 ft (4,572 m)[Diff.+302 feet]
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.
2 x Mk 46 torpedoes for anti-ship / anti-submarine role.
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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