Sunday, August 1, 2021

Topic: P-8

Russia releases video of U.S. Navy P-8A aircraft intercept

The Russian Ministry of Defense released a video showing a pair of Su-30SM fighter jets that intercepts U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft over...

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...

U.S. Navy awards contract to Boeing for additional P-8 Poseidon aircraft

The U.S. Department of Defense and Boeing announced on Wednesday a $1.6 billion production contract for the next 11 P-8A submarine hunters. In a statement on 31 March,...

U.S. State Department approves possible $1.77 billion sale of P-8A aircraft to Germany

The U.S. military's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), the Pentagon’s top arms broker, issued a press release on March 12, 2021, that announced that the State Department...

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 P-8A Poseidons conducts snow flight ops in Japan

With the start of winter, the “Fighting Tigers” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 8, currently deployed to Naval Air Facility Misawa, Japan, scrutinizes inclement weather closely to advise...

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