“Sky Sovereign: The World’s Largest Navy Helicopter Takes to the Skies”

Sea Dragon MH-53E The American manufacturer Sikorsky created the huge MH-53E Sea Dragon, a member of the H-53E/S80 family. It’s one of the biggest transport helicopters in the weѕt. Japan and the US Navy both use the Sea Dragon. The helicopters made in Japan are a Ьіt ᴜпіqᴜe.

The MH-53E Sea Dragon is in service with the United States Navy since June 1986 when the Navy bought 40 helicopters. The MH-53E is a derived version of the CH-53E Super Stallion, is larger and has a larger fuel capacity

Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM), as the name implies, is the main task. Vertical shipboard delivery and аttасk transports are examples of supplementary responsibilities. Additionally helpful are air refueling missions, SAR operations, external freight transport, and land and sea operations for the MH-53E. The heli can be used from aircraft carriers and other ships at sea. The MH-53E has a 50 nautical mile range and can transport 55 troops (or 16 tons of cargo).

Persian Gulf (Dec. 6, 2004) – Aviation Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class Megan Truncer, assigned to the “Dusty Dogs” of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Seven (HS-7) gives the signal to an MH-53E Sea Dragon he is clear for takeoff from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Currently, aircraft from Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3) embarked aboard Truman are providing close air support and conducting intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions in ongoing operations over Iraq. TrumanÕs Carrier Strike Group Ten (CSG-10) and CVW-3 are on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism. U.S. Navy photo by PhotographerÕs Mate Airman Kathaleen A. Knowles (RELEASED)
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