P3V - What does P3V stand for? The Free Dictionary
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Army Air Force offered its B-29 for the primary ASW mission, the Navy, not unexpectedly, now fighting for its operational life and nuclear mission, countered with specific maritime-patrol aircraft such as the Lockheed P2V (later P-2) Neptune and the P3V
It entered the Navy's inventory designated as a P3V
in July 1962.
Instead of indicating manufacturer as in P3V
(V for Lockheed), the new designation is P-3, with a sequential letter to indicate variant, as in P-3C.