US Navy Takes Delivery of 17th P-8A Poseidon

BOEING DELIVERED the 17th production Boeing P-8A Poseidon to the US Navy on September 24, when it was flown from Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington, to Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida.  The aircraft is the fourth of eleven Poseidons in low-rate initial production (LRIP) Lot III.

The first LRIP Lot III Poseidon had been delivered on July 2, followed by the second on July 31 and the third on August 26.  A further four LRIP III P-8As are also now undergoing flight testing with Boeing.  Alan Warnes