NAVAIR

P-3C Orion / EP-3 Aries

7 Images

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	Waco, Texas (March 29, 2006) - The first completed P-3C to EP-3E conversion aircraft departs from the L-3 Communications modification facility in Waco, and heads to Naval Air Station Patuxent River for testing and fleet training. EP-3E JMOD Common Configuration spiral one ForceNet equipment suite. U.S. Navy photo (RELEASED)</p>

Waco, Texas (March 29, 2006) - The first completed P-3C to EP-3E conversion aircraft departs from the L-3 Communications modification facility in Waco, and heads to Naval Air Station Patuxent River for testing and fleet training. EP-3E JMOD Common Configuration spiral one ForceNet equipment suite. U.S. Navy photo (RELEASED)


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	Naval Air Station Sigonella, Sicily (May 26, 2003 ) -- A P-3C Orion asigned to the "Fighting Tigers" of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) takes flight over Mt. Etna. VP-8, based out of Brunswick, Maine, is currently deployed to NAS Sigonella. NAS Sigonella provides logistical support for SIXTH Fleet and NATO forces in the Mediterranean Sea. U.S. Navy photo</p>

Naval Air Station Sigonella, Sicily (May 26, 2003 ) -- A P-3C Orion asigned to the "Fighting Tigers" of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) takes flight over Mt. Etna. VP-8, based out of Brunswick, Maine, is currently deployed to NAS Sigonella. NAS Sigonella provides logistical support for SIXTH Fleet and NATO forces in the Mediterranean Sea. U.S. Navy photo


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	A P-3 Orion rolls through the wash rack.</p>

A P-3 Orion rolls through the wash rack.


A flight of three P-3C aircraft fly over Jacksonville, Florida
A flight of three P-3C aircraft fly over Jacksonville, Florida

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	Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (Jan. 29, 2003) -- A P-3C "Orion" assigned to the "Fighting Marlins" of Patrol Squadron Four Zero (VP-40) takes off on a routine training mission. The Orion, which carries a crew of ten, is a multi-mission, long-range maritime patrol aircraft. (U.S. Navy photo)</p>

Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (Jan. 29, 2003) -- A P-3C "Orion" assigned to the "Fighting Marlins" of Patrol Squadron Four Zero (VP-40) takes off on a routine training mission. The Orion, which carries a crew of ten, is a multi-mission, long-range maritime patrol aircraft. (U.S. Navy photo)


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	Central Command Area of Operation (Oct. 24, 2002) -- Plane captain Aviation Electronics Technician 3rd Class Timothy Adams stands by in front of an EP-3E “Aries II” assigned to the "World Watchers" of Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron One (VQ-1) while conducting shutdown procedures. VQ-1 is based in Whidbey Island, Wash., and is on a regularly scheduled six-month deployment to the Middle East conducting missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo)</p>

Central Command Area of Operation (Oct. 24, 2002) -- Plane captain Aviation Electronics Technician 3rd Class Timothy Adams stands by in front of an EP-3E “Aries II” assigned to the "World Watchers" of Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron One (VQ-1) while conducting shutdown procedures. VQ-1 is based in Whidbey Island, Wash., and is on a regularly scheduled six-month deployment to the Middle East conducting missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo)


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	An air-to-air view of a P-3 Orion aircraft banking to port (left). This aircraft is carrying an AIM-9 Sidewinder missle on each outboard wing pylon and a total of four Harpoon missiles under its wings and fuselage. U.S Navy Photo</p>

An air-to-air view of a P-3 Orion aircraft banking to port (left). This aircraft is carrying an AIM-9 Sidewinder missle on each outboard wing pylon and a total of four Harpoon missiles under its wings and fuselage. U.S Navy Photo