Sikorsky S-80 H-53E

MH-53E Sea Dragon



  • Sikorsky MH-53E Sea Dragon
  • Sikorsky MH-53E Sea Dragon

Originally requested by the US Navy as their main Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) helicopter but also used in the most common heavy-lift transport role. Beside retaining the in-flight refueling probe it has big enlarged sponsons to provide greater fuel storage. 47 delivered from 1986 and was also fielded by the Marines years later.

Model News

CPI Aero Tow Hook Assemblies for MH-53E, 25-May-17 : CPI Aero contracted by Sikorsky to provide maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) services for tow hook assemblies used by MH-53E Sea Dragon, the US Navy’s primary airborne mine countermeasures aircraft

Super Stallions Get Service at FRCSW, 24-May-17 : Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) at NAS North Island, CA maintained and repaired CH-53E Super Stallion still in service with the US Navy and Marines

HM-15 Conducts Annual Training, 18-Oct-16 : US Navy Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fifteen (HM-15) conducted annual airborne mine countermeasures (AMCM) training at Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, Florida

Mine Warfare Exercise at RIMPAC, 03-Aug-16 : Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico and Chile conducted mine countermeasures training as part of the Southern California portion of exercise Rim of the Pacific RIMPAC 2016 with HM-14’s MH-53E

USNS Lewis B. Puller, Future of Mine Hunting, 16-Jun-16 : US Navy first expeditionary mobile base, USNS Lewis B. Puller (T-ESB 3) performed airborne counter-mine deployment training with Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron HM-15’s MH-53 Sea Dragon

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List of Operators of Sikorsky MH-53E Sea Dragon

From Organisation with model MH-53E Sea Dragon
usa US Marine Corps
    S-80 H-53E 180 1979/   
usa US Navy

Construction Numbers on database of MH-53E Sea Dragon


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