Maritime Patrol Aircraft:Written question - HL5222

Asked by Lord Touhig
Asked on: 03 February 2017
Ministry of Defence
Maritime Patrol Aircraft
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the deliveries of the nine P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft are on schedule; and when they will be delivered.
Answered by: Earl Howe
Answered on: 15 February 2017

The Ministry of Defence is procuring nine P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft via a Foreign Military Sale arrangement from the US Government. Under the agreed schedule, the first UK aircraft is due to be delivered in 2019, and the final one is expected in 2021.

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