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Lockheed EP-3A 'Orion'

Description
Notes: P-3A modified for electronic reconnaissance.
  Manufacturer:Lockheed
  Base model:P-3
  Designation:EP-3
  Version:A
  Nickname:Orion
  Designation System:U.S. Tri-Service
  Designation Period:1962-Present
  Basic role:Patrol
  Modified Mission:Special electronic installation
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Specifications
  Length: 116' 10" 35.6 m
  Height:33' 8" 10.2 m
  Wingspan: 99' 8" 30.3 m
  Wingarea: 1,300.0 sq ft 120.7 sq m
  Empty Weight: 61,491 lb 27,887 kg
  Gross Weight: 135,000 lb 61,224 kg
  Max Weight: 142,000 lb 64,399 kg

Propulsion
  No. of Engines: 4
  Powerplant: Allison T56-A-10W
  Horsepower (each): 4500

Performance
  Range: 4,765 miles 7,673 km
  Cruise Speed: 378 mph 608 km/h 328 kt
  Max Speed: 460 mph 740 km/h 400 kt
  Climb: 1,950 ft/min 594 m/min
  Ceiling: 28,300 ft 8,625 m

Operators (Past and Present)
USN VAQ-33 Key West FL


 
 
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