Tag Archives: P-8 Poseidon

Report: Northrop to Deliver 2 Triton Drones to Navy

Northrop Grumman is set to hand over this year two MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Navy as the service intends to replace its fleet of P-3C Orion and EP-3E Aries II aircraft that work to perform maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. The Navy …

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Report: Brett Newell Appointed Boeing South Australia Regional Director

Brett Newell, P-8 Poseidon program manager at the Australian defense business of Boeing, has been named as the unit’s regional director for South Australia, Defence Connect reported Monday. The report said the nearly 11-year company veteran will lead Boeing Defence Australia’s industry collaboration, education partnership,  community engagement and workforce growth initiatives across the …

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Varley Group to Help Build Portable Ground Facilities for Deployed Air Force F-35 Support Crews

Varley Group has received a $37.5 million contract to collaborate with Lockheed Martin on the design and development of portable ground facilities for U.S. Air Force  personnel deployed overseas to support the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. Varley Group said Thursday it will build ground facilities that can expand thrice the size of a shipping container as well …

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BAE’s US Arm Taps CH2M to Help Implement Aircraft Landing Tech at Marine Corps, Navy Facilities

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has selected CH2M to support the installation of airfield and shore-based landing systems at more than 35 U.S. Marine Corps and Navy facilities globally. The two companies will collaborate to help the Navy’s air traffic control systems division implement the Instrument Landing System and Instrument Carrier Landing System as part of …

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Boeing Delivers 50th Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft to Navy; Tony Rossi Comments

Boeing has built and delivered its 50th P-8A Poseidon aircraft for the U.S. Navy‘s anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The Navy said Thursday it accepted the new unit at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida, and expects to complete the branch’s fleet transition from P-3C to P-8A by fiscal year 2019. “This …

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Report: South Korea Eyes Purchase of Boeing-Built Anti-Submarine Patrol Aircraft

South Korea could acquire four Boeing-built P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft amid North Korea’s continued test firing of submarine-launched ballistic missiles, Korea JoongAng Daily reported Thursday. Jeong Yong-Soo and Kang Jin-Kyu write that the South Korean military considers a possible purchase of maritime patrol aircraft that work to detect North Korean submarines and avoid “surprise” attacks. The report said the …

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Reuters: Norway Eyes Purchase of Up to 6 Boeing-Built Maritime Surveillance Aircraft

Norway could purchase five to six units of a Boeing-built maritime surveillance aircraft as the country seeks to expand its military cooperation with the U.S., Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal writes U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Dean Peters, program executive officer for anti-submarine warfare, assault and special missions programs, has asked potential P-8 Poseidon customers to place orders by …

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Boeing Defense Teams Win Aviation Week Program Excellence Awards

Aviation Week magazine has recognized four of Boeing’s defense programs with Program Excellence awards. At the system level, the C-17 Globemaster III sustainment partnership program was selected in the Sustainment category and the P-8A Poseidon was selected in the Research & Development/System Development and Demonstration category. At the sub-system level, …

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Wyle Celebrates 100

Wyle celebrated its 100th anniversary with a buzz only an aerospace company can make. In honor of the company’s involvement in every aircraft flown by the U.S. Navy since 1950, Wyle commissioned a fully functional reproduction of Eugene B. Ely’s 1911 Curtiss Pusher, the first plane to land onboard a …

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