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Boeing, Pentagon sign defense contract worth USD 2.46 billion

Source : 112 Ukraine

The U.S. corporation is to produce 19 Poseidon anti-submarine aircraft
13:31, 26 January 2019

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Boeing, the American aircraft engineering corporation made a deal with Department of Defense. It foresees that Boeing is to manufacture and suppy 19 units of P-8 Poseidon, the anti-submarine aircraft. Reuters reported that with the reference to Pentagon representatives.

Ten airplanes will go to the U.S. Navy, four will go to the UK, and another five are supposed to be passed to Norway.

Currently, Poseidon is in service with six armies across the globe. The list includes the U.S., the UK, Australia, India, Norway and the New Zealand.

P-8 is a military aircraft developed for the United States Navy. The aircraft has been developed by Boeing Defense, Space & Security, modified from the 737-800ERX. The P-8 conducts anti-submarine warfare (ASW), anti-surface warfare (ASUW), and shipping interdiction, along with an early warning self-protection (EWSP) ability. This involves carrying torpedoes, Harpoon anti-ship missiles, and other weapons.

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