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Contract Inked For Poseidon

Contract Inked For Poseidon 5 April, 2017

Boeing has been awarded a contract for 17 P-8A Poseidon Multimission Maritime Aircraft (MMA) for the US Navy, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), and the UK Royal Air Force (RAF). The total value of the contract exceeds $2 billion. According to Boeing's announcement made on 3 April, the US Navy will take delivery of 11 aircraft, Australia 4 and the UK 2 aircraft. 

This contract marks the first UK acquisition of the P-8A Poseidon, who plans to buy nine P-8As in total over the next 10 years.

 

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