Tag Archives | P-3C

JSTARS goes to Korea

I’m not a betting man, but I’d be happy to offer a wager today. Somewhere inside Northrop Grumman, someone this morning is busy updating briefing charts that make the case for re-engining and upgrading the sensor on the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS).That’s because various South Korean and British press outlets are […]

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Can nothing kill the P-3C Orion?

I am reporting in next week’s magazine that a subset of the P-3C Orion fleet will outlive its planned retirement by the Boeing 737-based P-8A Poseidon. I’ll post the link to the article here when it’s available. I consider the story a testament to the P-3C’s record of freakish survival skills. Adapted from the doomed, […]

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VIDEO: Mini bonzai bomber kills sub

Forget PowerPoint! If you want to show how a Japanese P-3C kills a Chinese or possibly North Korean submarine, grab a few mini-bikes, hire some very tiny actors and crank up the Top Gun theme song!

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