Lockheed P-3 Orion in Flight

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Lockheed P-3 Orion in Flight

Wednesday, Jul 10 2013 by kjfitz
The Lockheed P-3 Orion is a four-engine turboprop anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft developed for the United States Navy and introduced in the 1960s. Lockheed based it on the L-188 Electra commercial airliner. The aircraft is easily recognizable by its distinctive tail stinger or "MAD Boom", used for the magnetic detection of submarines.