Coming Out Party for U.S. Navy's Next Maritime Patrol Aircraft

In Seattle Thursday (7/30), the United States Navy and Boeing unveiled the P-8A Poseidon - the Navy's next maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft. 
The P-8A is based on Boeing's Next-Generation 737-800, and will serve as the Navy's long-range anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft capable of broad-area, maritime and littoral operations.
This was the Navy's second aviation first this week. Wednesday Lockheed Martin rolled out the first-ever U.S. Navy stealth fighter, the F-35C Lightning II.

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By Planet Data

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