Boeing P-8 Initially Operational With RAAF, Five Months Early

Credit: P-8A: Boeing
BEIJING—The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has achieved initial operational capability with the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patroller, beating its target by five months, Defense Minister Marise Payne says. Close cooperation with the U.S. Navy was probably a key factor in this. The RAAF process...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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