Maritime patrol aircraft/Definition

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A definition or brief description of Maritime patrol aircraft.

Very long range, usually land-based, aircraft optimized for sea surveillance, originally principally for anti-submarine warfare but often with anti-surface warfare capabilities; newer types also have land and littoral surveillance roles