Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
XP2V-1 - Prototype Model Designation of which two examples were ordered in 1944.
P2V-1 - Initial Production Model Designation
P2V-2 - Sans nose turret; extended nose assembly.
P2V-2S - Specialized ASW Variant
P2V-2-2N - Specialized Arctic Variant with skis.
P2V-3 - Improved engines.
P2V-3C - Specialized Carrier Variant
P2V-3Z - Command Transport Variant
P2V-3W - Early Warning Radar Search Variant
P2V-4 - Fitted with turbo-compound R-3350 engines; standard APS-20 radar; wingtip fuel tanks.
P2V-5 - First version offered for export
P2V-6 - Reduced capability radar; improved defensive armament positions.
P2V-7 - "Ultimate Neptune"; fitted with Westinghouse J-34 wingtip pods; tail turret replaced by MAD boom system; sans nose armament altogether; redesign cockpit; designation later changed to SP-2H; Many P2V-5's and P2V-6's retrofitted in this way; final production version.
SP-2H - New Designation replacing previous P2V designations; all defensive guns were now removed from the design.
RB-69A - Conversion Variants for USAF usage.
OP-2E - Specialized Variant for Southeast Asia usage.
AP-2H - Specialized Variant for Southeast Asia usage.