Friday, October 22, 2010

The Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis21 Oct 1962: VP-18 was one of several patrol, squadrons deployed during the Cuban Missile Crisis. A squadron P2V-7 flying over a Soviet cargo ship during the Cuban Crisis, 1962.
The Lockheed P-2 Neptune (originally designated P2V until September 1962) was a Maritime patrol and ASW aircraft. It was developed for the United States Navy by Lockheed

Source: Dictionary of American Naval Aviation Squadrons Volume 2: The History of VP, VPB, VP(H) and VP(AM) Squadrons. Author: USN.

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