Atlantis is reissuing this classic Revell kit of the P3 Orion Anti-Submarine turboprop. The Orion was developed by Lockheed for the US Navy in the mid-1960's. This is a 1:115 scale kit with two position landing gear, movable wheels and props. Includes additional markings for Project Magnet Naval Oceanographic office. Molded in white plastic and over 12 inches long when assembled with a wingspan almost 11 inches. 49 parts. This kit is officially licensed by the US Navy.
Aside from being known as a Sub-Killer, the P-3 Orion's missing expanded in the late 1990s and early 2000s to include battlespace surveillance both at sea and over land. the long range and long loiter time of the P-3 Orion proved to be an invaluable asset during Operation Desert Storm and Enduring Freedom. Still in use by air forces around the world.