The U.S. Navy is reassigning two P-8 Poseidon surveillance planes and a Military Sealift Command (MSC) cargo ship from the search for the missing Flight 370 Malaysian Airlines 777 sometime this week, the service said in a Wednesday statement. Read More
Two U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft have arrived at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan to begin the first deployment for the service’s new information, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft, the Navy announced on Monday. Read More
The Navy’s next-generation manned maritime information, surveillance and reconnaissance has been certified to enter regular service, according to a Naval Air Systems Command statement issued late Monday.
The P-8A Poseidon passed an Initial Operational Test and Evaluation that found the aircraft, “operationally effective, operationally suitable and ready for fleet introduction.” Read More