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Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 907788, tabled on 6 December 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the timetable is for the Boeing P-8 Poseidon aircraft to be brought into operational service.

Answered on

12 December 2016

The first UK Poseidon P-8A aircraft will be delivered in 2019, when it will be subject to trials in America. It is anticipated that this aircraft will begin to operate from RAF Lossiemouth in 2020.

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