Lockheed S-3A Viking BuNo. 160121 VS-31.

Lockheed S-3A Viking BuNo. 160121 VS-31.

‘S’ coming from submarine and the Lockheed S-3 Viking was carrier-based jet aircraft, with primary role anti submarine combat but also do cover other missions such as day/night surveillance, electronic countermeasures, command/control/communications warfare, and search and rescue.

During its operation career, it did not show so much changes in its camouflage. In first period it was painted in typical Navy camouflage with Light Gull Grey at the top, FS 26440, and the bottom surface was in white color. Markings and insignia was high visibility and national markings was big one. Later, all Viking’s get new camouflage, overall Grey, FS 36375. Makings and insignia was high visibility and also low visibility. National insignia was much smaller in size. In last years, its get in several case, decorative markings and paintings.

Srecko Bradic

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