Over its career, the Orion has gained the capability to launch or release increasingly sophisticated weapons. The P-3 Alpha crews, for example, could only launch unguided rockets like these coming off the wings of a US Navy aircraft belonging to VP-47. This aircraft was later flown by Chile.
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P-3 Orion launching rockets
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