Transporting equipment to and from the battlefield, is one of the most hazardous jobs in war. When the military needs to do some heavy lifting, the call in the Marines and some serious machines.
That’s where the “heavy” come in, and the CH-53E Super Stallion in the daddy of them all. The Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion is the largest and heaviest helicopter in the United States military. It was built by Sikorsky Aircraft for the United States Marine Corps, and it can transport up to 55 troops or 30,000 lb of cargo, and can carry external slung loads up to 36,000 lb at a cruising speed of 173 mph and a range of 621 miles. Take a peek:
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