October 31, 2013
Boeing delivers 12th production P-8A Poseidon aircraft to US Navy
Boeing delivered the 12th production P-8A Poseidon on schedule on Oct. 25th, enhancing the long-range maritime patrol capabilities of the U.S. Navy. The P-8A departed Boeing Field in Seattle for Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., where it joined the other Poseidon aircraft being used to train Navy crews. The aircraft is the sixth from the second low-rate initial production contract lot awarded in November 2011.