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P-8A Poseidon

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<p>A P-8A Poseidon, assigned to the "War Eagles" of Patrol Squadron (VP) 16, flies above aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) June 25, 2015. Truman is underway conducting Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA) off the east coast of the United States. TSTA is the first combined training event of a ship's inter-deployment training cycle that tests and evaluates shipboard drills, including general quarters, damage control, medical and firefighting. Upon successful completion of TSTA, Truman will be considered proficient in all mission areas. (U.S. Navy photo)</p>

A P-8A Poseidon, assigned to the "War Eagles" of Patrol Squadron (VP) 16, flies above aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) June 25, 2015. Truman is underway conducting Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA) off the east coast of the United States. TSTA is the first combined training event of a ship's inter-deployment training cycle that tests and evaluates shipboard drills, including general quarters, damage control, medical and firefighting. Upon successful completion of TSTA, Truman will be considered proficient in all mission areas. (U.S. Navy photo)


A Boeing P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft rests on a ramp during a BALTOPS 2015 mission on the flightline of Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 9, 2015. The U.S. Navy sailors from Patrol Squadron Eight assigned to Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., will remain on Spangdahlem to perform their duties for BALTOPS 2015. The annual multinational exercise aims to promote friendship, mutual understanding and cooperation amongst NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo)
A Boeing P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft rests on a ramp during a BALTOPS 2015 mission on the flightline of Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 9, 2015. The U.S. Navy sailors from Patrol Squadron Eight assigned to Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., will remain on Spangdahlem to perform their duties for BALTOPS 2015. The annual multinational exercise aims to promote friendship, mutual understanding and cooperation amongst NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo)

A Boeing P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft remains parked on the tarmac during a BALTOPS 2015 mission on the flightline of Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 9, 2015. Exercises like BALTOPS enable participants to advance information sharing, which is crucial to maintaining regional stability and maritime security in the region, as well as to enhance the capability to conduct multinational peacekeeping missions. (U.S. Air Force photo)
A Boeing P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft remains parked on the tarmac during a BALTOPS 2015 mission on the flightline of Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 9, 2015. Exercises like BALTOPS enable participants to advance information sharing, which is crucial to maintaining regional stability and maritime security in the region, as well as to enhance the capability to conduct multinational peacekeeping missions. (U.S. Air Force photo)

<p>An airman marshals in a P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) on the flightline of Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 5, 2015. The aircraft arrived to support 16 other countries involved in BALTOPS 2015, a multinational maritime-focused exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve among allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region. The exercise will involve maritime, ground, and air forces to strengthen combined response capabilities necessary to ensure regional stability. (U.S. Air Force photo)</p>

An airman marshals in a P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) on the flightline of Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 5, 2015. The aircraft arrived to support 16 other countries involved in BALTOPS 2015, a multinational maritime-focused exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve among allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region. The exercise will involve maritime, ground, and air forces to strengthen combined response capabilities necessary to ensure regional stability. (U.S. Air Force photo)


A P-8A Poseidon aircraft assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 conducted the first West Coast integrated Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) training exercise with an MH-60R helicopter from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75 in the Southern California operating area on April 30, 2015. (U.S. Navy photo)
A P-8A Poseidon aircraft assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 conducted the first West Coast integrated Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) training exercise with an MH-60R helicopter from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75 in the Southern California operating area on April 30, 2015. (U.S. Navy photo)

<p>A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon with Patrol Squadron 45, is at Clark Air Base, Philippines in support of Exercise Balikatan 2015, April 9. Balikatan is an annual Philippines-U.S. military bilateral training exercise and humanitarian assistance engagement. (U.S. Navy photo)</p>

A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon with Patrol Squadron 45, is at Clark Air Base, Philippines in support of Exercise Balikatan 2015, April 9. Balikatan is an annual Philippines-U.S. military bilateral training exercise and humanitarian assistance engagement. (U.S. Navy photo)


First P-8A Poseidon Squadron returns from historic deployment July 16, 2014. The War Eagles', of VP-16, final aircraft touched down in Jacksonville, Fla., signifying the successful end to their historic deployment. Operating out of Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, the War Eagles supported Commander, Task Force 72, flying anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; maritime domain awareness; search and rescue; carrier strike group coordination; and theater security cooperation missions throughout the Western Pacific.
First P-8A Poseidon Squadron returns from historic deployment July 16, 2014. The War Eagles', of VP-16, final aircraft touched down in Jacksonville, Fla., signifying the successful end to their historic deployment. Operating out of Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, the War Eagles supported Commander, Task Force 72, flying anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; maritime domain awareness; search and rescue; carrier strike group coordination; and theater security cooperation missions throughout the Western Pacific.

<p>First P-8A Poseidon Squadron returns from historic deployment July 16, 2014. The War Eagles', of VP-16, final aircraft touched down in Jacksonville, Fla., signifying the successful end to their historic deployment. Operating out of Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, the War Eagles supported Commander, Task Force 72, flying anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; maritime domain awareness; search and rescue; carrier strike group coordination; and theater security cooperation missions throughout the Western Pacific.</p>

First P-8A Poseidon Squadron returns from historic deployment July 16, 2014. The War Eagles', of VP-16, final aircraft touched down in Jacksonville, Fla., signifying the successful end to their historic deployment. Operating out of Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, the War Eagles supported Commander, Task Force 72, flying anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; maritime domain awareness; search and rescue; carrier strike group coordination; and theater security cooperation missions throughout the Western Pacific.


FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom - A P-8A Poseidon from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 1 demonstrates its capabilities July 14 at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow.
FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom - A P-8A Poseidon from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 1 demonstrates its capabilities July 14 at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow.

A P-8A Poseidon aircraft departs Boeing Field in Seattle for Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 20, 2014  where it will join other Poseidon aircraft as part of the War Eagles of Patrol Squadron (VP) 16, the Navy's first operational P-8A squadron. This marks the delivery of the 19th long-range maritime patrol aircraft to the Navy. The multi-mission aircraft, based on the next-generation Boeing 737-800 platform, provides anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities and will replace the Navy P-3 Orion fleet. (U.S. Navy photo)
A P-8A Poseidon aircraft departs Boeing Field in Seattle for Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 20, 2014 where it will join other Poseidon aircraft as part of the War Eagles of Patrol Squadron (VP) 16, the Navy's first operational P-8A squadron. This marks the delivery of the 19th long-range maritime patrol aircraft to the Navy. The multi-mission aircraft, based on the next-generation Boeing 737-800 platform, provides anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities and will replace the Navy P-3 Orion fleet. (U.S. Navy photo)

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	The P-8A flys in formation with the P-3C off the coast of Maryland.</p>

The P-8A flys in formation with the P-3C off the coast of Maryland.


P-8A test aircraft one arriving at NAS Patuxent River
P-8A test aircraft one arriving at NAS Patuxent River

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	P-8A in flight over the Pacific Northwest</p>

P-8A in flight over the Pacific Northwest


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	P-8A test aircraft one turns toward NAS Patuxent River.</p>

P-8A test aircraft one turns toward NAS Patuxent River.


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	Test aircraft three launches a sonobuoy over the Atlantic Test Range.</p>

Test aircraft three launches a sonobuoy over the Atlantic Test Range.


The Poseidon against the painted skies of Southern Maryland during a test flight.
The Poseidon against the painted skies of Southern Maryland during a test flight.

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	P-8A Poseidon over the Cascade Mountains of Washington.</p>

P-8A Poseidon over the Cascade Mountains of Washington.


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	Artist rendition of P-8A Poseidon.</p>

Artist rendition of P-8A Poseidon.