P-8 Poseidon

Boeing debuts the first P-8A Poseidon aircraft for New Zealand featuring iconic Kiwi Roundel

“The aircraft features the iconic Kiwi roundel, a native bird to New Zealand,” Sheena Vince Cruz, Boeing P-8 Asia-Pacific region… Read More

7 months ago

Video shows Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet Successfully Completing Carrier Compatibility in India

The F/A-18E/F Block III Super Hornet can act as a force multiplier for the Indian Navy as it interfaces with… Read More

7 months ago

Chinese J-16 Fighter Jet cut across nose of RAAF P-8 and Released Chaff and Flares. Some Chaff were Sucked into the Engines of the Poseidon.

The RAAF P-8 Poseidon was conducting routine surveillance in international airspace above the South China Sea on May 26 when… Read More

8 months ago

US Navy P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft reportedly assisted Ukrainians in hitting Russian Navy’s Black Sea flagship RTS Moskva (121)

The US Navy reportedly used one of its P-8 Poseidon surveillance aircraft to provide accurate targeting data to Ukrainian forces… Read More

10 months ago

French Navy Rafale M diverted to Malta after the Nozzle of the Refueling Probe Broke Off

A French Navy NH-90 NFH 'Caiman' helicopter was dispatched to Malta International Airport from Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier with… Read More

12 months ago

Boeing Delivers First P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to Norway

The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency accepted on Nov. 18, 2021 the first of five Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft… Read More

1 year ago

‘Inverted’ Russian Su-35 buzzes US Navy P-8 within 25 feet during 42 minutes-long intercept

The crew of the P-8A reported wake turbulence following the interaction. The duration of the intercept was approximately 42 minutes.… Read More

3 years ago

People’s Liberation Army Navy Destroyer Lased US Navy P-8A while it was flying in airspace above international waters

A People’s Republic of China (PRC) navy destroyer 161 lased a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime on Feb. 17 while… Read More

3 years ago

Trump Wants to Cut F-35s, P-8s, MV-22s and MQ-9s to Fund Border Wall

Around 3.8 billion dollars in DoD funding may be going spending along the border between the US and Mexico. US… Read More

3 years ago

US Navy to Stop Buying P-8 Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft despite Russian and Chinese Submarines are a Growing Threat

The US Navy in fact has a validated warfighting requirement of 138 Poseidons to cope with Russian and Chinese naval… Read More

3 years ago

US Navy Bids Farewell To P-3 And Sends Recently Retired Orion to National Naval Aviation Museum

BuNo 162776 just returned from a six-month rotational deployment on Oct. 9, 2019, when the "Fighting Marlins" marked the final… Read More

3 years ago

Argentina Buys Four Surplus US Navy P-3C Orion Maritime Patrol Aircraft

The surplus US Navy P-3C Orion aircraft will replace the six P-3Bs Argentina received between 1997 and 1999, of which… Read More

3 years ago

The Life and Times of an S-3A Viking Sensor Operator, Part Three: What Goes Up, Must Come Down

Today, a new generation of AWs carry on the tradition set forth by men like Bules and Worth, but aboard… Read More

4 years ago

The Life and Times of an S-3A Viking Sensor Operator, Part One: It Wasn’t Just a Job, but an Adventure

If you are ready, let us turn back the clock to the mid-to-late-1980s and take a ride aboard the S-3A… Read More

4 years ago

“Russian Su-27 performed safe but unprofessional intercept of U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon,” U.S. officials say

During the encounter, that lasted about nine minutes, the Su-27 came within about 20 feet of the Poseidon On May… Read More

5 years ago

“OUR Su-30 HELPED U.S. NAVY P-8 AIRCREW TO AVOID AN INTERNATIONAL SCANDAL,” RUSSIAN MILITARY OFFICIAL SAYS

"Our pilots, in actual fact, helped their U.S. counterparts avoid an international incident that would have erupted if they had… Read More

5 years ago