- Upgrades for P-3s to begin in 1998. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/31/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 13, p33
Reports renewed interest in upgrading the US Navy's Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion military reconnaissance aircraft because of a growing need for real-time intelligence. Additions that have changed the aircraft's role; Problems with the age of much of the equipment; Details on a plan to upgrade the...
- Deadline eased for $15 billion Humvee replacement project. Halcom, Chad // Crain's Detroit Business;11/12/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 46, p30
The article reports that deadline for $15 billion Humvee replacement project has been eased. Designers and contractors were working on a $15 billion project to replace the Humvee, a military vehicle, in the U.S. military vehicle fleet. The Army and Marine Corps backed off their stepped-up...
- Marine Corps Will Buy More Humvees Until JLTV Arrives. Fein, Geoff // Defense Daily;5/20/2008, Vol. 238 Issue 36, p2
The article offers information on the decision of the U.S. Marine Corps to continue with the procurement of Humvees, which are known to provide tactical mobility. Lieutenant General John Castellaw believes that the Humvees would be used as expanded capability vehicles. Until the awaited...
- Conway: Marine Corps Testing Humvee Equipped With Raised V-Bottom. Rutherford, Emelie // Defense Daily;12/16/2009, Vol. 244 Issue 51, p1
The article focuses on the concerns of the U.S. Marine Corps regarding their developmental Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV). Officials of the force express their concerns about the heavy weight of the JLTV, which they apprehend to become a handicap in their expeditionary service. In its place...
- Navy To Restart P-3, EP-3 Replacement. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/14/2001, Vol. 154 Issue 20, p95
Reports on the preparations of the United States Navy to replace P-3 and EP-3 aircraft. Evaluation of the Multi-mission Maritime Aircraft(MMA), a replacement system; Specialization in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; Development of an unmanned aerial vehicles.
- Orions go AIP. // Naval Aviation News;Sep/Oct99, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p10
Focuses on the use of Orion aircraft by the United States during a military operation launched against Serbian forces in Kosovo. Antisurface Warfare Improvement Program upgrade of the aircraft; Components of AIP; Ability of AIP to downlink surveillance images; SLAM missiles fired by the aircraft.
- I Don't Like the Looks of That Large Black Spot. Ostrom, Lt. Erik // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Nov2000, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p24
Relates the author's experiences about flying the P-3 reconnaissance aircraft on 250-knot maneuver. Execution of the overhead break; Visibility limitation in the P-3.
- First Person Singular. Binks, Doug // Journal of Electronic Defense;Nov2001, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p74
Relates the experiences of the author regarding the versatility of P-3C aircraft of the United States Armed Forces. Standard Operating Procedure for detecting sub-surface targets; Performance of the P-3C during the covert mission against Russian nuclear submarines; Broadcast frequency and...
- Taiwan Spending $1.9 Billion For P-3C, $272 Million For Missiles. // Defense Daily International;9/21/2007, Vol. 8 Issue 37, p7
The article reports that Taiwan is planning to spend $1.9 billion for 12 excess P-3C aircraft, along spares, engines and other assorted equipment. According to Craig Quigley, spokesman for Lockheed Martin's Maritime Surveillance Enterprise, they are looking forward to work on the critical...