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P-8A Poseidon

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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.

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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.