Tag: anti-surface warfare

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...
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...
Joint Strike Missile final flight test to take place in 2018
The final flight test is the culmination of a two-year flight-test campaign to qualify Joint Strike Missile for integration with the F-35A Jane’s reported that Kongsberg will conduct the final flight test (FTM-5) of the Joint Strike Missile (JSM) in early 2018 as part of the integration of the weapon aboard Royal Norwegian Air Force’s (RNoAF) F-35A Lightning II multirole...