PAL Aerospace and De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (“De Havilland Canada”) on February 25 announced the establishment of a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to jointly pursue the development of a fully missionized Dash 8-400 aircraft, called the “Dash 8 P-4” for maritime patrol (“MPA”), intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (“ISR”), as well as other applications. Modified with auxiliary fuel tanks, the Dash 8 P-4 will have superior range, endurance, and time-on-station.
Tag Archives : MPA
31 Dec 2020
The Royal Australian Air Force maritime patrol capability will be boosted with Australia set to acquire two more P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft (MPA), bringing the total fleet size to 14.
02 Nov 2020
The future French-German MPA program will be launched in the coming weeks. The first phase of the studies will focus on the mission system...
15 Oct 2020
On October 13, ZP802 ‘City of Elgin’ was the first of the submarine-hunting aircraft to ...
01 Oct 2020
A tactical exercise is being held in the Primorye Territory in Russia's Far East to practice complex maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) missions, the Russian Defense Ministry's press office said.
12 Aug 2020
PT Dirgantara Indonesia lifted the veil on the Senegalese Air Force (Armée de l'Air Sénégalaise) second CN-235 aircraft. The maritime patrol aircraft was officially shown in its final livery during its roll out on August 4 in Bandung.
17 Jun 2020
The German Federal Ministry of Defence (MoD) will end the modernization of the P-3C ORION maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) ahead of schedule.
01 Jun 2020
The final active-duty US Navy airborne patrol squadron, VP-40 "Fighting Marlins", has completed its transition from the Lockheed P-3C Orion to the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft.
05 May 2020
The US Navy Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) intends to award Lockheed Martin a new order for Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) testing assets to achieve P-8 Poseidon MPA program requirements, according to a contract opportunity published on April 20.
24 Apr 2020
The third Atlantique 2 (ATL2) maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) upgraded by Dassault Aviation, Thales and Naval Group was delivered by DGA to the French Navy (Marine Nationale) at the Lann-Bihoué naval air base.