Boeing To Test Anti-Submarine Weapon Onboard P-8A Poseidon

  • Our Bureau
  • 04:22 PM, September 8, 2015
  • 2943

Boeing has won a $23 million contract for testing a high-altitude anti-submarine warfare weapons capability on the P-8A multi-mission maritime aircraft.

Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland (50 percent); and Seattle, Washington (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2017, the company announced today.

Fiscal 2014 and 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $12 million will be obligated at time of award, $2.5 million of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The P-8A has emerged as the Pentagon's leading maritime surveillance and reconnaissance plane and has recently been deployed to spy on Chinese activities in the South China Sea. 

Also Read

Boeing To Upgrade Australian Communication Systems For $665 Million

September 7, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Boeing Wins $1.49 Billion P-8A Surveillance Aircraft Contract

August 28, 2015 @ 02:37 PM

Boeing Wins $235 Million US Navy Contract For 11 P-8A Aircraft

April 7, 2016 @ 08:45 AM

US To Deploy P8 Poseidon Spy Plane In Singapore To Counter China

December 9, 2015 @ 07:47 AM

Boeing To Showcase P-8 Poseidon, Maritime Surveillance Aircraft At Dubai Airshow

September 18, 2015 @ 12:27 PM

Boeing Subsidiary Insitu To Fit Cosworth AG Engine On US Navy's RQ-21...

September 16, 2015 @ 02:17 PM
FEATURES/INTERVIEWS