DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
BUREAU OF NAVAL WEAPONS WASHINGTON 25, D.C.
BUWEPS 13100.1A SUP-11 RA-1411 26 April 1962
BUWEPS INSTRUCTION 13100.1A SUP-11
From: Chief, Bureau of Naval Weapons To: Distribution List
Subj: Model A3J-3; establishment of model designation
Ref: (a) BUWEPSINST 13100.1A of 17 May 1961,
Subj: Model Designation of Naval Aircraft
1. Purpose. This Supplement to reference (a) promulgates the model designation of the A3J-3 Airplane.
2. Model Designation Establishment. The model designation of A3J-3 has been approved for the Model A3J-2 airplane with modified linear bomb bay and addition of
ventral fuselage fairing, to accomodate equipments for alternate reconnaissance configurations. The aircraft serial numbers are Bureau Numbers 150823 through 150842 for the first block of A3J-3 airplanes procured under Contract NOw 61-0751.
3. Action. Effective immediately, all addressees concerned with Model A3J-3 Airplanes shall identify these aircraft in accordance with the subject model designation. This designation shall apply to all correspondence, aircraft service changes, specifications, records, publications and other official business.