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 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