P-8A Poseidon

Why the RAF’s latest Poseidon has a unique grey nose cone

The Royal Air Force took delivery of its sixth Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 last month, but this one is different from rest. We reveal the reason for this very noticeable ‘modification'

Boeing awarded contract German for P-8A deal

The US Navy has awarded Boeing a production contract for five P-8A Poseidon aircraft for Germany, with the first deliveries scheduled to begin in 2024 in replacement of its current P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft

Boeing awarded contract for five German Poseidons

Boeing has been awarded a contract for the production and delivery of five Lot 12 P-8A Poseidons for the government of Germany

US Navy acquires MX-20 EO/IR sensors for Poseidon

L3Harris Technologies announced on August 17 that the US Navy has selected the company’s electro-optical/infra-red (EO/IR) airborne systems for its P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, with deliveries set to be completed by the end of 2022

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Poseidon looks to capture maritime patrol market

The P-8A Poseidon could become the dominant maritime patrol aircraft among NATO and key allied states; commonality bringing benefits to sustainment and interoperability. However, questions remain as to whether a lack of competition and variety could hinder operational effectiveness

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Proliferation of the Poseidon

The P-8A Poseidon could become the dominant maritime patrol aircraft among NATO and key allied states; commonality bringing benefits to sustainment and interoperability. But will a lack of competition and variety hinder effectiveness, asks Nigel Pittaway

US military deploys to support Haiti following deadly earthquake

In the last few days, US Southern Command has deployed its forces to Haiti to support ongoing humanitarian assistance/disaster relief efforts after the Caribbean nation was hit by a deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake on August 14

Norway's first P-8A Poseidon takes flight

The first Boeing P-8A Poseidon for the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) performed its maiden flight on August 9. Taking off from Renton Municipal Airport, Washington with a destination of King County International Airport, Washington commonly known as Boeing Field

Boeing delivers 43 military aircraft in Q2

Boeing delivered 43 military fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft in Q2 2021, which when combined with Q1 figures provide a year-to-date handover of 85 platforms to a variety of US-based and international operators

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'Mystery’ P-8A Poseidon arrives in Fort Worth

A US Navy-operated Boeing P-8A Poseidon with a mysterious configuration was one of eleven examples of the type to arrive at NAS JRB Fort Worth, Texas, on July 6 from NAS Jacksonville, Florida, to escape Hurricane Elsa