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Royal Norwegian Air Force / Luftforsvaret
Lockheed P-3B/C/N Orion
long-range maritime patrol aircraft
 

lockheed p-3c p-3n orion maritime patrol aircraft royal norwegian air force
 
 
Aircraft (4+2):
 
P-3N Orion
(modified former P-3B aircraft)
4576 'Bernt Balchen'
6603 'Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen'
 
P-3C Orion
3296 'Vingtor'
 3297 'Jøssing'
3298 'Viking'
 3299 'Ulabrand'
   
 
P-3B Orion:
Five P-3B Orion were delivered in 1969 to 333 Squadron
Markings: 6599 / 6600 / 6601 / 6602 / 6603
The aircraft were modified in 1976 in the USA
In 1979 two additional (used) P-3B's were purchased from the US Navy
they were modified in 1981 in the USA
Markings: 576 / 583
Five of the P-3B's were later sold to Spain - two converted to P-3N's

P-3C III Orion:
Four P-3C III Orion were purchased and delivered in 1989
Markings: 3296 / 3297 / 3298 / 3299
they were modified to P-3C UIP (Update Improvement Program) standards in the USA between 1997 and 2000

P-3N Orion:
Two P-3B units (4576 / 6603) were modified to P-3N standards

NOTE:
All aircraft in Norwegian military service are operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force (Luftforsvaret)!
 
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P-3N Orion (4576 'Bernt Balchen')


lockheed p-3n orion hjalmar riiser larsen 6603 patrol royal norwegian air force 02
P-3N Orion (6603 'Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen')

lockheed p-3n orion hjalmar riiser larsen 6603 patrol royal norwegian air force 03
P-3N Orion (6603 'Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen')

lockheed p-3n orion hjalmar riiser larsen 6603 patrol royal norwegian air force 04
P-3N Orion (6603 'Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen')

lockheed p-3n orion hjalmar riiser larsen 6603 patrol royal norwegian air force 05
P-3N Orion (6603 'Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen')

lockheed p-3n orion hjalmar riiser larsen 6603 patrol royal norwegian air force 06
P-3N Orion (6603 'Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen')

lockheed p-3n orion hjalmar riiser larsen 6603 patrol royal norwegian air force 07
P-3N Orion (6603 'Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen')

lockheed p-3n orion hjalmar riiser larsen 6603 patrol royal norwegian air force 08
P-3N Orion (6603 'Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen')

lockheed p-3n orion hjalmar riiser larsen 6603 patrol royal norwegian air force 09
P-3N Orion (6603 'Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen')


lockheed p-3c orion vingtor 3296 patrol royal norwegian air force 02
P-3C Orion (3296 'Vingtor')

lockheed p-3c orion vingtor 3296 patrol royal norwegian air force 03
P-3C Orion (3296 'Vingtor')

lockheed p-3c orion vingtor 3296 patrol royal norwegian air force 04
P-3C Orion (3296 'Vingtor')

lockheed p-3c orion vingtor 3296 patrol royal norwegian air force 05
P-3C Orion (3296 'Vingtor')


lockheed p-3c orion jossing 3297 patrol royal norwegian air force 02
P-3C Orion (3297 'Jøssing'')

lockheed p-3c orion jossing 3297 patrol royal norwegian air force 03
P-3C Orion (3297 'Jøssing'')

lockheed p-3c orion jossing 3297 patrol royal norwegian air force 04
P-3C Orion (3297 'Jøssing'')


lockheed p-3c orion viking 3298 patrol royal norwegian air force 02
P-3C Orion (3298 'Viking')

lockheed p-3c orion viking 3298 patrol royal norwegian air force 03
P-3C Orion (3298 'Viking')

lockheed p-3c orion viking 3298 patrol royal norwegian air force 04
P-3C Orion (3298 'Viking')

lockheed p-3c orion viking 3298 patrol royal norwegian air force 05
P-3C Orion (3298 'Viking')

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P-3C Orion (3298 'Viking')

lockheed p-3c orion viking 3298 patrol royal norwegian air force 08
P-3C Orion (3298 'Viking')

lockheed p-3c orion viking 3298 patrol royal norwegian air force 07
P-3C Orion (3298 + 3299)


lockheed p-3c orion ulabrand 3299 patrol royal norwegian air force 02
P-3C Orion (3299 'Ulabrand')


lockheed p-3b orion 576 maritime patrol royal norwegian air force 02
P-3B Orion (576)



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