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Lockheed P2V-3C Neptune strategic bomber

 

P2V-7 Neptune

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
P2V-3C bomber 1/1949 - 1949 12 1951 ---

 

Modification P2V-3C

Wing span, m

30.48

Length, m

23.70

Height, m

8.56

Wings area, m2

92.90

Empty mass, kg

15833

Full flying-off mass, kg

33570
Engine 2 Wright R-3350-26W

Power, h. p.

2 x 3080
Maximal speed, km/h 590
Cruise speed, km/h 333
Flying range, km 7000
Vertical speed, m/s  
Maximal altitude, m 6700
Complement 7
Armament 8 20-mm guns, 2 12.7-mm MG, 1 4540-kg nuclear bomb

 Landing to carrier deck is impossible. Start with busters.

P2V-1 Neptune

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008