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Lockheed P-3 Orion specs
Last updated: 8 August 2013
Country: United States of America
ICAO Type designator:P3
First flight:19 August 1958
Production ended: 1990
Production total:757
Series: CP-140 Aurora: Royal Canadian Air Force version based on P-3
EP-3E Orion: Aircraft converted into ELINT aircraft.
EP-3J Orion: Two P-3A aircraft modified for FEWSG use as a simulated adversary EW platform in exercises
OP-3C Orion: 10 P-3C converted to reconnaissance aircraft for JMSDF
P-3A Orion: The original production version; 157 built.
P-3B Orion: Second main production version with T56-A14 engines
P-3C Orion: Third main production version with ASW suite and other updates
P-3C-II.5 Orion: 24 aircraft with more reliable LTN-72 inertial navigation system
P-3C-II.75 Orion: Version for Pakistan
P-3C-III Orion: 50 new-build aircraft incorporating systems of Update II and Update II.5
P-3F Orion: Iran Air Force verion based on the P-3C
Propulsion:4 turboprop engines
Maximum number of passengers:
Maximum take-off mass:63394 kg
ICAO Mass group:4