Indonesia refuses to refuel US Navy P-8 Poseidon patrol plane

Indonesia refused to allow the P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft of the United States Navy to refuel on their land when they operate in the Pacific Ocean....


RAF P-8 Poseidon submarine hunters arrive in definitive base

After being temporarily based in Royal Air Force Station Kinloss, northern Scotland, the new-generation Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and anti-submarine aircraft of the British RAF finally reached their ultimate residence in RAF Station Lossiemouth. The base has undergone structure renovation to accommodate the new submarine hunters....


Kawasaki P-1 excluded from German submarine hunter tender

Forced to retire its aging maritime patrol aircraft ten years before it can develop a new one with France, Germany opened a tender for a stopgap replacement. Despite initial enthusiasm from the European country, sources report that the Japanese proposal of its indigenously-developed Kawasaki P-1 was not short-listed....


Royal Air Force deploys P-8 Poseidon to monitor Channel migrants

The British Ministry of Defence announced that the new P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft of the Royal Air Force (RAF) was flown from its base at Kinloss Barracks in Scotland to support Border Force Operations in the Channel....


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....


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....


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

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.”...


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. ...


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....