Building a base for the P-8A Poseidon Fleet

August 7, 2019 – Tenders have now opened for the for a three year construction and equipment fit out phase that will deliver the new P-8A Poseidon fleet a home at RNZAF Base Ohakea, says Minister of Defence Ron Mark. “The Government’s investment in this key part of the Defence estate will ensure the Royal New Zealand Air Force can manage, maintain and task the new fleet of P-8A Poseidon aircraft efficiently, ahead of the first aircraft’s arrival in 2023,” says Mr Mark. “A two-phase development is planned, with initial…

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