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P-3M ORIONSpain

The Lockheed P-3 Orion is a four-engine turboprop anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft. The P-3M Orion  in use with the Spanish Air Force were modified by EADS-CASA from five former Royal Norwegian Air Force P-3B aircraft. They were updated with a new sensor suite and new sensors including: an Elta-2022 radar, SPAS-16 acoustic processor, new 99-channel sonobuoy receiver and AMES-C ESM system.


Lockheed P-3C OrionGermany

The Lockheed P-3 Orion is a four-engine turboprop anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft. The P-3C used by the German Navy were  procured from the Nederlands 2005-06 and became fully operational in 2008.

The P-3 Orion’s main role with the EU Naval Force as Maritime Patrol and Reconnaisance Aircraft (MPRA)  is long-range maritime reconnaissaince. The MPRA is also used for Search and Rescue (SAR) missions.


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