RAAF Poseidon Completes First Overseas Deployment

Credit: An RAAF P-8A Poseidon above RMAF Butterworth: Commonwealth of Australia.
KUALA LUMPUR—The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has completed its first foreign deployment of a Boeing P-8A Poseidon, preparing to assign the aircraft to Southeast Asian missions. The aircraft was sent to the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) base Butterworth as part of Operation Gateway, the...
Marhalim Abas

Marhalim Abas, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, covers Southeast Asian defense. He has worked as a journalist specializing in Southeast Asia defense and security since 1994, initially with the New Straits Times newspaper.

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