Developed in 1957 by Kaman and the US Navy Bureau of Aeronautics, and known unternally by the designation K-20. The aircraft is commonly used in Search and Rescue (SAR) missions; may be fitted with a 200 ft (61 m) hoist. A single engine utility helicopter of conventional design. The cabin accomodates up to 14 passengers, including the crew. The aircraft was re-designated the UH-2A in1962 as part of the overall changes to designations of aircraft in the US Armed Forces.
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor
Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor
Crew required: TBA in Side-by-side arrangement
Landing gear: Wheels (some retractable)