Lockheed AURORA CP-140
The CP-140 Aurora is a four-engine turboprop, long range maritime patrol aircraft built for the Canadian Forces by Lockheed Corporation. The aircraft type entered service in 1980 to replace the Canadair Argus.
The Aurora is a successful marriage of the Lockheed P-3 Orion airframe with then modern avionics similar to the S-3 Viking carrier-borne aircraft. The aircraft's sensors are primarily intended for ASW work but are also capable of maritime surveillance, counter-drug and search and rescue missions.
The P-3 airframe is a variant of the much older Lockheed Electra airlin...
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