Anti-submarine aircraft
August 4th, 2016

Anti-submarine aircraft

I shot this photo Wednesday on North Whidbey, just north of NAS Whidbey in Oak Harbor. The P-3C Orion is a land-based, long-range, anti-submarine warfare (ASW) patrol aircraft. Its mission includes surveillance of battlespace, either at sea or over land. According to a Navy website, “Its long-range and long loiter time have proved invaluable assets throughout overseas contingency operations.” Go Navy!

Steve Berentson

About Photographer Steve Berentson

A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

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