SH-2 Seasprite

SH-2 Seasprite

SH-2 Seasprite
Anti-submarine & anti-surface threat Helicopter

Kaman Aerospace Corp developed the Seasprite in the mid-1950s as a shipboard utility helicopter for the Navy. Its primary missions were anti-submarine warfare and anti-ship surveillance while secondary missions included search and rescue,

medical evacuation, personnel transfer, surveillance and reconnaissance, post-attack damage assessment, and naval gunfire spotting. Seasprites were in service with the U.S. Navy from 1962 until 1993. Bu.No. 149021

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