Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Boeing delivers 20th P-8A to fleet operators at NAS Jax

Photo courtesy of Boeing Defense.
P-8A Poseidon aircraft No. 760 takes off from a Boeing facility in Seattle, Wash., Dec. 9 for delivery to fleet operators in Jacksonville, Fla., marking the 20th overall production P-8A aircraft for the U.S. Navy. This Poseidon, a game changer for naval aviation, will join a growing fleet of the newest U.S. Navy maritime patrol aircraft. This 20th overall delivery will help the U.S. Navy prepare the next squadron transition to the P-8A from the P-3C Orion. Currently, the second fully operational P-8A squadron is deployed to the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility. Photo courtesy of Boeing Defense.


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