Lockheed Martin Delivers Upgraded P-3 To CBP

Biesecker, Calvin
August 2011
Defense Daily;8/23/2011, Vol. 251 Issue 38, p4
Market Research Report
The article reports that Lockheed Martin has delivered its third of 14 planned upgraded P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). As stated, the company is upgrading most of CBP's fleet of P-3s with new structures, that includes a new metal alloy which is five times more corrosion resistant than the original material. It states that the first upgraded P-3 was delivered in July 2010 and the second aircraft in April 2011.


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