Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Topic: maritime patrol

India cleared to buy additional P-8I maritime patrol aircraft

The U.S. State Department has cleared a possible $2.42 billion Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of six P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to India. According to the U.S. Defense Security...

U.S. Navy completes effectiveness test of new radio frequency countermeasure

The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command announced on 9 April that an Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 20 P-8A Poseidon successfully completed an airworthiness test...

Royal Air Force receives its fifth Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft

The Royal Air Force has announced that the fifth Poseidon MRA Mk.1 submarine-hunter aircraft, touched down safe and sound at RAF Lossiemouth on 2 February. As noted by...

Australia set to acquire two more P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft

Royal Australian Air Force will expand its P-8A Poseidon fleet with two new multi-mission maritime aircraft, according to Minister for Defense, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC. Air...

U.S. Navy deploys ‘Fighting Tigers’ to 5th Fleet area of operations

The U.S. Navy has announced that it deployed “Fighting Tigers” of Patrol Squadron 8 (VP8)  to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. The Fighting Tigers assumed duties...

Japan demonstrates fleet of its newest submarine-hunting aircraft

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, also simply known as the Japanese Navy, has demonstrated its newest Kawasaki P-1 submarine-hunting aircraft. On Nov. 11, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force...

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