Boeing To Provide 2 P-8A Poseidon Maritime Aircraft To UK

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Boeing To Provide 2 P-8A Poseidon Maritime Aircraft To UK
P-8A Poseidon maritime reconnaissance aircraft (Image: Boeing)

Boeing has won a $68 million contract to provide long-lead parts and manufacture of two P-8A Poseidon maritime aircraft to UK.

Work is expected to be complete by July 2017, US department of defense said in a statement Friday.

The P-8A Poseidon is an aircraft designed for long-range anti-submarine warfare; anti-surface warfare; and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. It is capable of broad-area maritime and littoral operations. 

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