Boeing Delivered 2nd and 3rd P-8I Maritime Patrol Aircraft to Indian Navy

Issue 49 - January 2014

Boeing  delivered  second and third P-8I aircraft to India, doubling that country’s long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare capabilities.  

Boeing is building eight P-8I aircraft for India and delivered the first in-country in May. Based on the company’s Next-Generation 737 commercial airplane, the P-8I is the Indian Navy variant of the P-8A Poseidon that Boeing has developed for the U.S. Navy.