The Aviation Zone
News & Updates Image Gallery Fact Sheets About This Site Credits Aviation Links Airlifter Forum
Lockheed S-3B Viking
Official Designation S-3B Viking
Primary Roles Force protection, aerial tanker
Secondary Roles Day/night surveillance, search and rescue
National Origin USA
Original Contractor Lockheed-California Company
Operator United States Navy
Wingspan 68 feet, 8 inches (20.6m)
Length 53 feet, 4 inches (16m)
Height at Tail 22 feet, 9 inches (6.9m)
Armament Up to 3,958 pounds (1,781kg) of AGM-84 Harpoon, AGM-65 Maverick and AGM-84 SLAM missiles, torpedoes, rockets and bombs
Engines Two General Electric TF-34-GE-400B turbofans
Thrust 9,275 pounds
Cruise Speed 518 mph (828.8kph)
Max Speed Unknown
Range 2,300 nm (4232km)
Service Ceiling 40,000 feet
Operating Weight Unknown
Max Takeoff Weight 52,539 pounds (23,643kg)
Basic Crew Two/Four
Date Deployed 1975
Total in Service Unknown
More Info
Fact Sheet
Aircraft Diagram
Image Gallery
 
Related Links
U.S. Navy

GlobalSecurity.org

Airliners.net

Professional Loadmaster Association (PLA)

Loadmaster Forum

Cargo Aircraft Designations

Related Advertisements