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UK’s New Rapid Deployment ‘Strike Brigades’ to Deal With Emerging Threats

P-8A Poseidon in flight. Photo: Boeing
The UK is planning a £178 billion investment in defence equipment and support over the next decade, as part of the Government’s five year National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR). Among the main items - the establishment of two rapid deployment 'Strike Brigades', procurement of eight P-8A maritime patrol aircarft and life extension for the Typhoon fleet of fighter aircraft.

Boeing P-8A Begins Advanced Airborne Sensor Testing

Boeing and the US Navy began testing an Advanced Airborne Sensor (AAS) radar system for the P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance and anti-submarine warfare (ASW)...

Boeing Tests a Challenger 605 Based Maritime Surveillance Platform

Boeing is developing a new type of Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) addressing mission requirements for smaller, more affordable systems, compared to the company's B-737...

Aussie Poseidon will be an advanced version of the US Navy...

The Australian Government has approved the acquisition of eight Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft at an investment of about A$4 billion (US$3.6 Billion). The Australian acquisition would be the second international Poseidon sale for Boeing and the first international sale for the Triton UAS. The first eight P-8I 'Neptune' were ordered by India in 2009 for US$2.1 billion. Three have already been delivered to India. Additional four aircraft were ordered in 2011.

Australia to buy additional torpedoes to equip MH-60R, P-8As

The Australian Navy plans to order up to 100 MK 54 lightweight torpedoes to equip is new MH-60R Seahawk helicopters and the P-8A Poseidon...

P-8A Poseidon Fires Harpoon Anti-ship Missile

The US Navy P-8A Poseidon, the newest maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft completed a test firing of a Harpoon anti-ship missile on June 24, 2013,...

Australia Joins P-8A, Completing an Investment of $325 in the Poseidon...

P-8A Poseidon in flight. Photo: Boeing
Australia has invested $73.9 million to complete its investment and enter the US Navy P-8A Poseidon development program as a partner. Once deployed, the Poseidons are likely to be based in RAAF Edinburgh South Australia where the Orions are currently stationed.

Counterfeit Electronics in DoD are Widespread and Threaten National Security

A US Senate investigation has uncovered a “flood” of counterfeit electronics in use by the Department of Defense (DoD). The Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) made public the results of a 14-month long investigation on 21 May that detailed the discovery of 1,800 cases where fake parts were in use or in DoD’s supply chain.

US Navy Receives the First P-8A Poseidon

Boeing has delivered the first production P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft to the U.S. Navy. This aircraft is the first of 13 anti-submarine warfare,...

U.S. & Canada Defense Update

SDB II Tested With Production Tri-Mode Seeker | Adaptive Optics to Sharpen High Energy Laser Beams | Boeing Receives $1.7B for 7 More US Navy P-8A Poseidon Aircraft | Lockheed Martin to Maintain PTDS Aerostats

Navy Awards $1.6 Billion for the Production of Six Poseidon P-8A

The U.S. Navy announced awarded Boeing $1.6 billion contract for the production of six P-8A Poseidon under the Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) phase of...

P-8A Poseidon: A New Model For Military Procurement

The P-8, the U.S. Navy is developing a military version of the widely used Boeing 737 airliner to serve as its next-generation maritime patrol...

Australia to Acquire Eight P-8A Maritime Surveillance Aircraft

Australia has committed to buy eight Boeing P-8A maritime patrol aircraft as part of an investment of $A5 billion. These aircraft will maintain the...

Boeing P-8A Poseidon Special Missions Aircraft

Boeing is modifying its single-isle flagship - Boeing-737-800 airframe into a fighting machine. The first fuselage was completed by Spirit Aerospace and moved by...
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