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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.


P-3M OrionSpain

The Lockheed P-3 Orion is a four-engine turboprop anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft.

Over the years, the aircraft has seen numerous design advancements, most notably to its electronics packages.

The Spanish fly the P-3M variant of the aircraft. These have been fitted with an updated sensor suite and when not on Operation Atalanta are based at the MorĂ³n Air Base, near Seville in Southern Spain.


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