Boeing, ESG and Lufthansa Technik Partner for Potential German P-8A Poseidon Fleet Support

June 17, 2021 – Boeing signed agreements today with ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH and Lufthansa Technik that outline joint efforts to explore potential areas of collaboration in systems integration, training, support and sustainment work. The signed memorandum of understanding may lead to more definitive agreements should Germany select the P-8A Poseidon as its next maritime surveillance aircraft. “Together with ESG…

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Anzac Takes Part in Indian Ocean Rescue

May 16, 2021 – On Friday and again on Saturday night the Australian Defence Force deployed P-8A Poseidon aircraft to deliver life rafts to 20 stranded fishermen who were clinging to their vessel 670nm west of Perth. They worked closely with other aircraft coordinated by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). HMAS Anzac, which was hours off docking in Perth…

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VP-1 Takes Part in Northern Edge 21

May 13, 2021 – “It follows then as certain as that night succeeds the day, that without a decisive naval force we can do nothing definitive, and with it, everything honorable and glorious.” – President George Washington, Nov. 15, 1781 Ranging from Arctic Alaska to subtropical Florida, the bald eagle is an adaptable bird of prey that uses its considerable…

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Scottish home for Poseidon fleet reaches major milestone

July 23, 2020 – Facilities to house the Poseidon MRA Mk1 fleet have been handed over to Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S), marking a major milestone in the Poseidon program. DE&S, the MOD’s procurement arm, will take control of the £100 million strategic facility at RAF Lossiemouth, Scotland. Clocking in at over 33,000 square metres, the facility includes a three-bay…

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