The U.S. Navy awarded Boeing a $1.5 billion production contract for the next 18 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The contract includes eight aircraft for the U.S. Navy, six aircraft for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROK Navy) and four aircraft for the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF).
Tag Archives : Maritime Patrol Aircraft
18 Mar 2020
The U.S. Navy deployed a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) from Patrol Squadron (VP) 45 "the Pelicans" to assist the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) in testing a surface task group's air defenses.
14 Mar 2020
"City of Elgin", the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) second submarine-hunting Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA), has touched down in the UK on March 13, 2020. The first aircraft "Pride of Moray" reached the UK for the first time in February.
05 Mar 2020
An Indian Navy P-8I Neptune Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) visited Reunion Island to train with the French Air Force and Navy based on the island, known as "FAZSOI".
22 Feb 2020
The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)'s first Block IV-modified CP-140 Aurora conducted its first flight to conduct test assessments. The test flight took place between Halifax and Greenwood.
12 Feb 2020
Photos taken on February 10, 2020 show a P-1 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) flying with four new air-to-ship missiles (ASM) which are currently under development.
17 Dec 2019
The 12th and final P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) on order for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) arrived in Australia on December 12, 2019.
30 Oct 2019
Boeing delivered the first of nine Poseidon MRA Mk1 (P-8A) to the Royal Air Force's 120 Squadron during a ceremony held October 29 in Seattle.
30 Oct 2019
The first two ATL2 maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) upgraded by Dassault Aviation were delivered to the French Navy (Marine Nationale) at the Lann-Bihoué naval air base.
16 Aug 2019
Delivered under a US$22 million contract to enhance the nation’s airborne anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability, ...