Lockheed VP3A Orion


Lockheed VP3A Orion (1961-)
Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona, USA
September 21, 2008

The average unit cost of this aircraft was $36,000,000 USD (1987), 757 were built.  This aircraft was used primarily by the United States Navy, the Republic of Korea Navy, the Royal Australian Air Force, and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.  It was used primarily as a patrol and transport aircraft and could be equipped with torpedoes.



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