Boeing to Manufacture 18 P-8A Poseidon Jets for S Korea, New ...

March 31, 2020 @ 05:41 AM

Boeing has received a $1.5 billion production contract for 18 P-8A Poseidon aircraft including 8 for the US Navy, six for the South Korean Navy and four for the Royal New Zealand Air Force

Boeing Delivers Second P-8A MPA to UK Royal Air Force

March 14, 2020 @ 05:19 AM

The UK Royal Air Force has taken the delivery of its second P-8A maritime patrol aircraft from Boeing on Friday. “Another significant step taken on our MPA journey

Boeing Wins US Navy's $800M P-8A Contract

March 7, 2020 @ 12:49 AM

The United States Navy has awarded Boeing a contract worth $800 million to procure long material for the production of P-8A Poseidon aircraft. "This modification contract procures long lead material and activities in support of lot 11 P-8A aircraft production and delivery," the US Department of Defense said in a statement...

African Nation Receives King Air 350ERs Configured for Maritime Patrol

February 18, 2020 @ 06:05 AM

Leonardo has delivered two King Air 350ER Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) to the Navy of an unspecified African nation. "Leonardo has revealed that two King Air 350ERs, equipped as Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA), have gone into service with an African Navy following their delivery by the Company, which acted as prime...

Coronavirus Not a Deterrent to Chinese Vessels Invading Indonesian EEZ

February 5, 2020 @ 10:12 AM

A Chinese coast guard ship accompanying fishing boats was detected lurking in the Indonesian terrestrial waters even as the battle against the deadly 2019-nCoV coronavirus which originated in China's Wuhan city is far from being over. As of Wednesday morning, over 24,300 cases of coronavirus infection have been reported and 490...

UK Royal Air Force to get first P-8A Poseidon Today

February 4, 2020 @ 07:48 PM

The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) will receive its first submarine-hunting Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft, named "Pride of Moray," today. "The new submarine-hunting Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft arrived in the UK today at Kinloss (39 Engineer Regiment) in Scotland

Pakistan Navy Receives ATR Maritime Patrol Aircraft, Surveillance Drone

January 6, 2020 @ 09:59 AM

Pakistan Navy (PN) inducted an ATR aircraft-based maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) and LUNA NG unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for coastal reconnaissance on January 4. The ATR turboprop aircraft was converted into MPA role by Germany-based Rheinland Air Service (RAS) as per a contract awarded in December 2018

US to Sell Engines, Support for Argentina’s P-3C Aircraft

December 20, 2019 @ 04:48 PM

The United States has approved the sale of equipment including engines, support and services for Argentina's Lockheed P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft. "The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Argentina of equipment, support and services in support of Argentinas EDA purchase of four (4) P-3C aircraft and related equipment for an estimated cost of $78

Ireland DoD Orders Two Airbus C295 Airlifters

December 17, 2019 @ 09:32 AM

Irelands Department of Defence (DoD) has announced the acquisition of two Airbus C295 medium airlifters in a maritime surveillance configuration. With this new order, the Irish Air Corps will become the 33rd C295 operator worldwide

UK Royal Air Force gets first Poseidon MRA1 Maritime Patrol Aircraft

October 31, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has accepted delivery of its first

French Navy Receives First 2 Upgraded ATL2 Maritime Patrol Aircraft

October 29, 2019 @ 10:39 AM

The French navy has received two ATL2 maritime patrol aircraft upgraded to Standard 6, Dassault Aviation announced Tuesday. “This summer, Lann-Bihoué French naval air station received the first two ATL2 maritime patrol aircraft upgraded by Dassault Aviation,” Dassault said in a

Leonardo Wins $162M to Supply Italy with ATR 72MP Maritime Patrol Aircraft

October 10, 2019 @ 07:50 AM

Italys Guardia di Finanza agency has signed an agreement for three additional ATR 72MPs maritime patrol aircraft for €150 million ($162 million). The agreement includes providing related technical-logistic support services to the customer, the company said in a