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New Zealand could soon buy 4 P-8A Poseidons
New Zealand’s Defence Minister Ron Mark will propose to buy four Boeing P-8A Poseidons to replace the P-3K New Zealand’s Defence Minister Ron Mark is expected to propose to his cabinet colleagues a decision by the military to buy four Boeing P-8A Poseidons to replace the P-3K. The plan will cost taxpayers $1.4 billion and a full decision will be made...
Video shows Indian Navy Il-38 after emergency landing in Russia
The nose gear of the Il-38 had failed to lower. Ilyushin company press service says the aircraft was flown by the company’s test pilots An Indian Navy Il-38 had to make en emergency landing at Zhukovsky Air Base, Russia on Apr. 28, 2018. The nose gear of the aircraft had failed to lower. Ilyushin company press service says the aircraft was...
IOC five months ahead of schedule for RAAF P-8A Poseidon aircraft
RAAF has taken delivery of six P-8A Poseidon aircraft from an overall order book of 12 According Flight Global, Royal Australian Air Force's Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft have achieved Initial Operational Capability (IOC). Noteworthy the IOC for the 737-based maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare aircraft came five months ahead of schedule, says defence minister Marise Payne. The service has taken delivery of six...
Here's a photo of an S-3 Viking keeping up foreign relations
Hey Geeks do you think this S-3 aircrew was searching for a MiG-28 underneath their Viking? Inverted S-3 Viking. Hey Geeks do you think this S-3 aircrew was searching for a MiG-28 underneath their Viking? Taken in 1991 the cool photo in this post shows an S-3B crew from Sea Control Squadron 41 (VS-41) as it sees the California coastline in a...
VP-5 becomes first Squadron to employ the P-8 Poseidon in counter-drug ops
One month into deployment, CAC-8 and CAC-12 of VP-5 Mad Foxes are well on their way to proving the P-8's counter-narcotic utility in Central America As reported by Jax Air News, Combat Air Crews (CACs) of Patrol Squadron (VP) 5 deployed to Cooperative Security Location (CSL) Comalapa to become the first squadron to employ the P-8A Poseidon in counter-narcotic operations...
This crew swap allowed both VP-10 and FAW-4 to share ASW techniques and best practices, as well as ensure continued interoperability between P-8A and P-1 As reported by LTJG Stephanie Palacheck from Patrol Squadron (VP) 10 in his article VP-10 ‘Red Lancers’ Conduct Compatibility Exercises with JMSDF Counterparts, the “Red Lancers” of Patrol Squadron Ten (VP-10) conducted a four-day joint...
The weapons were not armed when they were released so there is little danger of them exploding by mistake On Jan. 1, 2017, a Republic Of Korea Navy (ROKN) P-3CK Orion on a routine mission over the East Sea lost three Harpoon anti-ship missiles, a torpedo and depth charges after a crew member accidentally activate the emergency jettison switch. As reported...

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