P-3C/AP-3C Orion Weapons System

The P-3C fleet consists of two Orion aircraft and a range of ground based systems. The P-3C continues to provide Maritime operational support to protect Australian interests. Surveillance and Response System Program Office (SRSPO) is the Prime System Integrator for the P-3C with heavy reliance on Industry partners such as Airbus Australia (Structures), BAE Systems (Ground Systems), Raytheon Australia (Avionics) and Standard Aerospace Limited (Propulsion Systems) to provide Continued and Continuing Airworthiness and Sustainment support.

Introduction into Service Year: 1978

Planned withdrawal date:  Dec 2022

Content is current as at December 2020.