A significant capability milestone has been achieved for the Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) P-8A Poseidon platform. Operated by units under the command of No. 92 Wing, the P-8A Poseidon fleet underwent extensive modifications over a period of 12 months to support future upgrades to the capability.
Tag Archives : P-8A
29 Jun 2020
Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace AS and Boeing on June 18 signed a Memorandum of Understanding for P-8 maritime patrol aircraft maintenance and support, with the opportunity to create new jobs in Norway and to develop the local industry.
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.
20 Mar 2019
Boeing is awarded a US$326 million to develop, integrate and test Increment 3 capabilities into the P-8A aircraft for the US Navy and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
22 Feb 2019
The future home of the UK’s P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft is on target for completion, the Royal Air Force stated on Feb. 22, 2019. Once established the facility will hold up to three aircraft, along with maintenance facilities, planning rooms, and office space for the operators and support staff.
20 Feb 2019
UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced that the new fleet of P-8 maritime patrol aircraft will take to the skies over the Arctic next year.
29 Jan 2019
The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a $2.4 billion production contract for the next 19 P-8A Poseidon aircraft.
24 Jan 2019
Royal Air Force personnel from Number 120 Squadron and Poseidon Line Squadron have started training on the P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida. The RAF designation of the aircraft will be Poseidon MRA Mk1.