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Fighting Marlins

Squadron Aircraft

Current Aircraft

Boeing P-8A "Poseidon" — 2019-Present

General Characteristics
  • Crew: 9
  • Length: 129 ft 6 in
  • Wingspan: 123 ft 6 in
  • Height: 42 ft 9 in
  • Empty weight: 141,800 lb
  • Loaded weight: 189,200 lb
  • Powerplant: x CFM56-7 turbofan, 27,300 lbf thrust each Performance
Performance
  • Maximum speed: 340 KCAS/Mach 0.82
  • Range: 4,500 nm
  • Capable of air-to-air refueling
  • Service ceiling: 41,000 ft
Armament
  • Hardpoints: 4 wing stations, 2 fuselage stations, and 5 weapons bay stations
  • AGM-84 Harpoon air-to-surface missile
  • MK 54 torpedo
  • Active and passive Sonobuoys

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Historic Aircraft

Lockheed P-3C "Orion" — 1968-2019

General Characteristics
  • Crew: 11
  • Length: 116 ft 10 in
  • Wingspan: 99 ft 8 in
  • Height: 38 ft 8 in
  • Empty weight: 77,200 lb
  • Loaded weight: 135,000 lb
  • Powerplant: 4 x Allison T56-A-14 turboprop, 4,600 shp each
Performance
  • Maximum speed: 405 KIAS
  • Range: 2,380nm radius
  • Endurance: 16 hours
  • Service ceiling: 28,300 ft
Armament
  • Hardpoints: 10 wing stations in total & 8 internal bomb bay stations
  • Missiles: Air-to-surface missile: AGM-65 Maverick, AGM-84 Harpoon, AGM-84 Standoff Land Attack Missile (SLAM-ER)
  • Torpedoes: Mk 46, Mk 50, or Mk 54 Impact torpedoes
  • Active and passive Sonobuoys

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Martin P5M-1/-2 "Marlin" — 1953-1967

General Characteristics
  • Crew: 11
  • Length: 100 ft 7 in
  • Wingspan: 117 ft 2 in
  • Height: 32 ft 9 in
  • Empty weight: 50,485 lb
  • Loaded weight: 72,600 lb
  • Powerplant: 2 x Wright R-3350-32WA radial engines, 3,450 hp each
Performance
  • Maximum speed: 218 KIAS
  • Range: 1,783 nm
  • Service ceiling: 24,000 ft
Armament
  • 4 x 2,160 lb (980 kg) torpedoes
  • 4 x 2,000 lb (907 kg) mines or bombs
  • 8 x 1,000 lb (454 kg) mines
  • 16 x 500 lb (227 kg) bombs
  • 16 x 330 lb (150 kg) depth charges
  • 1 x Mk.90 "Betty" nuclear depth charge

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Martin PBM-5 "Mariner" — 1951-1953

General Characteristics
  • Crew: 7
  • Length: 79 ft 10 in
  • Wingspan: 118 ft 0 in
  • Height: 27 ft 6 in
  • Empty weight: 33,175 lb
  • Loaded weight: 56,000 lb
  • Powerplant: 2 x Wright R-2600-6 14-cylinder radial engines, 1,600 hp each
Performance
  • Maximum speed: 178 KIAS
  • Range: 2,600 nm
  • Service ceiling: 19,800 ft
Armament
  • Guns: 8 x .50 in M2 Browning machine guns
  • Bombs: 4,000 lb of bombs or depth charges or 2 × Mark 13 torpedoes

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