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Sikorsky CH-53 Stallion


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First flown in 1964, the Sea Stallion was developed for the U.S. Marine Corps.  It was designed to carry a 105mm howitzer or 38 combat-equipped troops.  Production deliveries began in 1966.

Navy and Marine CH-53s were first known as Sea Stallions.  The enlarged CH-53E is known as the Super Stallion.

     
Specifications (CH-53E)

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Type: Transport Helicopter
Engines: three 4,380 hp (3266 kW) General Electric T64-GE-416 turboshafts
S-65: Sikorsky model number
CH-53: U.S. Marine transport helicopter
RH-53: Minesweeping version
HH-53: U.S Air Force heavy helicopter
S-65O: Austrian rescue helicopter
MH-53: Mine countermeasures version
TH-53: Training version
     

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