UK Poseidon Conducts First Torpedo Release 

An RAF P-8 drops a torpedo for the first time.
Credit: RAF
LONDON—The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) has performed the first torpedo release trial from its P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. The recoverable exercise-variant torpedo, which lacks a warhead or propulsion system, was released by the aircraft during low-level flight over the Moray Firth, an inlet...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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