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Clement Charpentreau

RAF P-8 Poseidon monitors Russian warship for maiden mission

A P-8 Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft of the Royal Air Force (RAF) carried out its first mission by monitoring a Russian warship cruising in the North Sea near the United Kingdom’s sovereign waters....


Pijus Jauniskis

US COVID relief act includes $1.4B for F-35 fighter jets

The new $1 trillion COVID-19 aid bill introduced by United States’ lawmakers contains funding for new F-35 fighter jets as the Senate seeks to battle the pandemic in more ways than one....


Clement Charpentreau

US Navy protests against “unsafe” Russian jet interception… again

The US Navy's 6th Fleet reported the interception of one of its P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft by a Russian Su-35 fighter over the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, for the third time in two months. It denounced the “unsafe and unprofessional” attitude of the Russian pilots....


First RAF P-8A Poseidon touches down in Scotland
Clement Charpentreau

First RAF P-8A Poseidon touches down in Scotland

The first Boeing P-8A Poseidon of the Royal Air Force (RAF) arrived in the United Kingdom on February 4, 2020. The new maritime patrol and anti-submarine aircraft will help the country “track hostile targets below and above the waves.”...


AeroTime Team

UK’s first P-8A Poseidon makes maiden flight

The first of nine Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft due to join the United Kingdom Royal Air Force (RAF)’s fleet, made a successful maiden flight on July 12, 2019, Boeing reveals. ...


Clement Charpentreau

Russian Su-27 intercepts US P-8A Poseidon near Crimea [Video]

A Russian Su-27 fighter jet was scrambled to intercept a U.S. P-8A Poseidon observation plane over the Black Sea near Crimea....


Clement Charpentreau

US protests “unsafe” interception of patrol plane by Russian jet

The US Navy's 6th Fleet reported the interception of one of its P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft by a Russian Su-35 fighter over the Mediterranean Sea....