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P-3 Orion
US Navy
1962

Recognized by leading antisubmarine warfare (ASW) experts, the Lockheed P-3 Orion is the US Navy’s primary instrument for maintaining control of the seas. The latest version of the Orion series, the P-3C, features the US Navy-developed, computer integrated A-NEW avionics system. In addition to the United States Navy, Coast Guard and Border Patrol, P-3s have been sold to the defense forces of Australia, New Zealand, Norway, and Spain.

Wingspan – 99 feet, 8 inches
Length – 116 feet, 10 inches
Height – 33 feet, 9 inches