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Contractor art circa 1960 showing a P-3 crew doing one of its intended jobs, hunting submarines—or, in this case, harassing a surfaced submarine. In the background, a crew flying one of the two aircraft the then-new Orion will replace, a P2V Neptune, is still on station.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company – Palmdale, CA
P-3 Orion Artwork
P3V-1 over a submarine with a P-2V Neptune in the background
Lockheed Martin Photo