Video: Super Stallion is the largest and heaviest helicopter in the US military

Video: Super Stallion is the largest and heaviest helicopter in the US military

10 June 2017

The Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion is the largest and heaviest helicopter in the United States military.

As the Sikorsky S-80 it was developed from the CH-53 Sea Stallion, mainly by adding a third engine, adding a seventh blade to the main rotor and canting the tail rotor 20 degrees. It was built by Sikorsky Aircraft for the United States Marine Corps.

Video: Super Stallion is the largest and heaviest helicopter in the US military

The less common MH-53E Sea Dragon fills the United States Navy's need for long range minesweeping or Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) missions, and perform heavy-lift duties for the Navy. Under development is the CH-53K King Stallion, which will be equipped with new engines, new composite material rotor blades, and a wider aircraft cabin.

Video: Super Stallion is the largest and heaviest helicopter in the US military

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