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Gallery: Military: Maritime Patrol and Anti-Ship/Submarine (ASW) Aircraft

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BAE Systems (Hawker Siddeley) Nimrod:

A Nimrod MRA4 over the Irish Sea. (BAE Systems) A BAE Systems (Hawker Siddeley) Nimrod MRA4 maritime patrol aircraft in flight. (Copyright BAE Systems)

Boeing P-8 Poseidon:

A Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft in flight. (Boeing)

Embraer P-99:

An Embraer P-99 maritime patrol and anti-surface warfare/anti-submarine warfare aircraft as seen on 16 June 2005. (Embraer)

Lockheed P-2V Neptune:

A Lockheed P-2V Neptune operated by the Royal Australian Air Force's No. 11 Squadron at RAAF Base Richmond. (RAAF)

Lockheed P-3 Orion:

A P-3 Orion photographed in September 1988 carrying an AIM-9 Sidewinder on each wing and a total of four Harpoon anti-ship missiles. (Mark Meyer) A Canadian CP-140 Aurora over the Halifax region. The Aurora is a variant of the Lockheed P-3 Orion with S-3 Viking avionics. (CF Photo by Corporal P Schultz) A CP-140 Aurora patrolling off the Canadian coast on 7 November 2006.

A Royal Australian Air Force APC-3C Orion in flight. (RAAF) A Canadian CP-140 Aurora returns from patrol. (DND Photo) A Lockheed AP-3C Orion from the Royal Australian Air Force's 92 Wing releases flares as part of a trial to test its self protection systems on 2 August 2005. (RAAF)

A Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion from 92 Wing over HMAS Manoora on 5 August 2005. (RAAF) A Canadian CP-140 Aurora in flight. (Canadian Forces Photo) A P-3 Orion conducts an anti-piracy patrol (EU Navfor)

Lockheed S-3B Viking:

A US Navy Lockheed S-3B Viking from Sea Control Squadron Two One (VS-21),  over the Sea of Japan. The aircraft is carrying a buddy-buddy refuelling pod on its port wing. (USN) A Lockheed S-3B Viking from the US Navy’s Sea control Squadron 29 based aboard the USS Nimitz patrols the Western Pacific Ocean. (USN/Photographer’s Mate 3rd Class Kristi J Earl) An S-3B Viking from VS-41 flies pas the deommissioned aircraft carrier USS Midway in the San Diego Bay on 24 April 2004. (USN/Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Timothy Smith)

A Lockheed S-3B Viking takes off from the runway at Eilson Air Force Base, Alaska, during Red Flag-Alaska on 11 July 2007. (USAF/Airman 1st Class Christopher Griffin) A US Navy S-3B Viking flies over Coronado Bridge in San Diego Bay, California. (USN/Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Timothy Smith)