Country of Origin USA.
Similar Aircraft S-2 Tracker.
Crew Four.
Role ASW, transport.
Armament Torpedoes, depth charges, mines.
Dimensions Length: 53 ft, 3 in (16.2 m). Span: 68 ft, 6 in (20.9 m).

S-3A Viking WEFT Description

Wings High-mounted and back-tapered with electronic pods at the tips.
Engine(s) Two turbofans mounted on pylons under the wings just outboard of the wing roots. Engines extend beyond the leading edges of the wings.
Fuselage Oval, club-shaped, and tapers to the rear. Rounded nose and a stepped-up cockpit.
Tail Fin swept-back and tapered with a square tip. Flats are back-tapered with blunt tips, high-mounted on the fuselage, and a positive slant.

Countries which Fly the S-3A Viking


S-3A Viking Manufacturer Web Site

Lockheed Martin

Books on the S-3A Viking

Lockheed S-3B Viking
Lockheed S-3B Viking

This 23rd installment in the popular LOCK ON series focuses on the S-3B VIKING anti-submarine aircraft of the U.S. Navy. Crammed with beautiful full color photographs, this book is the prime reference source for modelers who wish to gain accurate information about the lines and systems of this unusual aircraft. Such details as avionics bays, landing gear bays, wing-fold mechanisms, D-704 buddy refueling pod, bomb bay, cockpit, and ECM pods and antennae are all thoroughly documented. This book belongs in the collection of any aviation enthusiast, scale modeler, or USN veteran.

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