THACH'S SPECS AND INFORMATION
Hull Length: 453 feet (135.9 meters)
Beam: 45 feet (13.5 meters)
Displacement (Saltwater): 4,100 tons
Speed: 30+ knots
Two MK 32 MOD 14 Triple Torpedo Tubes
MK 46 and MK 50 Torpedoes
MK-53 Decoy Launching System
Super Rapid Blooming Off-board Chaff
2 SH-60B/R Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System (LAMPS) MK III Helicopters
A twin-engine, medium lift, utility or assault helicopter.
The Seahawk is a twin-engine helicopter. It is used for anti-submarine warfare, search and rescue, drug interdiction, anti-ship warfare, cargo lift, and special operations. The Navy's SH-60B Seahawk is an airborne platform based aboard cruisers, destroyers, and frigates and deploys sonobouys (sonic detectors) and torpedoes in an anti-submarine role. They also extend the range of the ship's radar capabilities.
- General Characteristics
Propulsion: Two General Electric T700-GE-700 or T700-GE-701C engines; thrust: up to 1,940 shaft horsepower.
Length: 64 feet 10 inches (19.6 meters).
Rotor Diameter: 53 feet 8 inches (16.4 meters).
Weight: Varies: 21,000 to 23,000 pounds (9,450 to 10,350 kg).
Airspeed: 180 knots maximum.
Range: Generally about 380 nautical miles (600 km); range becomes unlimited with air refueling capability.
Crew: Three to four
2 LM2500 Marine Gas Turbine Engines (100,000 HP)
1 Shaft with CRP (Controllable Reversible Pitch) Propeller