Kaman SH-2G Super Seasprite

ICAO aircraft code H2
Manufacturer Kaman Aerospace
Country United States
New price USD 26 million

The Kaman SH-2G Super Seasprite is an American ship-based helicopter with anti-submarine, anti-surface threat capability, including over-the-horizon targeting.

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Kaman SH-2G Super Seasprite specifications

General

ICAO aircraft code
H2
Manufacturer
Kaman Aerospace
Manufactured
1993 - 1995
Country
United States
New purchase price
USD 26 million

Aircraft performance

Engine:
2x 2 × General Electric T700-GE-401C
Turboshaft
Power:
1,723 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
120 Kts
222 Km/h
Travel range:
540 Nm
1,000 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
1.29 Nm / gallon
0.631 Km / liter
Service Ceiling:
18,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
2500 feet / minute
12.70meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
6,124 Kg
13,501 lbs
Max Payload:
2,300 Kg
5,071 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
476 gallon
1,802 liter

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About the Kaman SH-2G Super Seasprite

The Kaman SH-2G Super Seasprite is an American ship-based helicopter with anti-submarine, anti-surface threat capability, including over-the-horizon targeting. This aircraft extends and increases shipboard sensor and weapon capabilities against several types of enemy threats, including submarines of all types, surface ships, and patrol craft that may be armed with anti-ship missiles. It was originally developed for the United States Navy in 1980s as a reengined version of the older Kaman SH-2 Seasprite.

The SH-2G’s primary missions include anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, anti-ship missile defense, and anti-ship surveillance and targeting. Secondary missions may include medical evacuation, search and rescue, personnel and cargo transfer, as well as small boat interdiction, amphibious assault air support, gun fire spotting, mine detection and battle damage assessment.

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