MH-60S Seahawk

Country of Origin: United States
Images courtesy of the United States Navy; click on image to display larger version

Type: Ship-based transport helicopter Manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft
Armor Material: Steel and titanium Armor Thickness: n/a
Length: 19.9 m (overall) Rotor Diameter: 18.4 m
Weight: 10,659 kg (max takeoff weight) Maximum Speed: 289 kph
Powerplant: 2 x General Electric T700-GE-401(C) turboshafts Horsepower: 1940 shp each (maximum)

Size: 8 Total Actions: 2

Weapon Code Arc S M L EX Acc Dam Qty ROF Special Ammo
Two pintle mounts (arcs L and Rt) for LMGs/HMGs, two external hardpoints can be fitted (use per rules in Technical Manual Second Edition, p. 149 and Banzaidyne New Perks and Flaws)

Primary Movement Mode: Flight 0/8/10 (300 kph) Secondary Movement Mode: Ground 0/0 (0 kph, wheeled landing gear)
Maneuver: 0 Armor: 8 / 16 / 24

Crew: 3 (Pilot, Copilot, Crew Chief) Deployment Range: 450 km
Sensors: 0 / 2 km ground, 20 km air Communications: 0 / 20 km ground, 200 km air
Perks: Airlift Winch (Rating 2, AUX), Autopilot (AUX), Backup Communications, Chaff/Flare Dispensers (Rating 2, 60 shots, AUX), ECM (IR jammers, Rating 2, AUX), High Towing Capacity (can lift up to its own weight), Passenger Seats (13), Refueling Equipment (Intake), Reinforced Crew Compartment, Rugged Movement Systems Flaws: Cannot Glide, Large Sensor Profile (Rating 1), Maximum Ceiling (6000 m)
Defects: None Lemon Dice: 3

Since this version of the Seahawk replaces the CH-46 Sea Knight in Navy service, the model has garnered the nickname "Knighthawk," which appears often in Navy documentation and Web searches. It does not appear to be the official name of this model, however; Sikorsky's own Web site refers to the model as the "Seahawk."

The Seahawk-"Sierra" is also capable of carrying minesweeping equipment, to augment dedicated minesweepers such as the MH-53E Sea Dragon. When so equipped, the crew increases to 4 and the Minesweeping Perk (Naval, Rating 2) is added.

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