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.
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21 Feb 2019
Royal Navy Tidesurge tanker has been welcomed to the fleet today with a dedication service at Greenock’s Ocean Terminal, the service announced on Feb. 20, 2019. The tanker is the latest of four new Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships acquired under the 450M£ (US$588M) MARS Tanker programme.
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.
12 Feb 2019
British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson, speaking on February 11, 2019 at the Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security Studies (RUSI) in London, announced plans to procure two "Littoral Strike Ships" amphibious vessels for the Royal Navy
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.