Poseidon capability boost

The UK’s P-8 fleet will protect new carriers and submarines.

Poseidon To Recharge British Maritime Patrol Capability

The UK is preparing to re-enter the long-range maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare missions.

The purchase of nine Boeing P-8 Poseidons, announced in the 2015 Strategic Defense and Security Review, will close a decade-long capability gap and help address the growing threat from submarines and underwater warfare technologies against this island nation dependent on the high seas for its trade.

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