The Week in Defense, Feb. 6-13, 2020

With the arrival of the Boeing P-8 in the UK, Britain regains its ability to conduct long-range anti-submarine warfare missions.
Credit: Royal Air Force
P-8 Poseidon Arrives in UK The UK Royal Air Force’s first Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft has touched down on British soil, closing a decadelong capability gap left open by the Nimrod’s retirement. Although the fleet of nine aircraft will be home-based at RAF Lossiemouth, the first...

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