Friday, January 10, 2014
The P-8A Poseidon is a long-range military maritime patrol aircraft  with a capability of Anti Submarine Warfare, Anti Surface Warfare and Reconnaissance developed by Boeing Defense, Space and Security.


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Aircraft General Specifications

Propulsion:  2 CFM 56-7B engines with 27,300 lbs thrust each
Length:  129.5 feet (39.47 meters)
Height: 42.1 feet (12.83 meters)
Wingspan:  123.6 feet (37.64 meters)
Maximum Gross Takeoff:  189,200 pounds (85,820 kilograms)
Airspeed:  490 knots (564 mph) true air speed
Range:  1,200 nautical miles radius with four hours on station
Crew:  Nine

Primary Users:

  • Indian Navy

  • United States Navy

p8 submarine hunter
Aircraft Primary Role : Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) and Anti-surface Warfare (ASuW), Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR)

  • Torpedoes
  • cruise missiles
  • mines



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