How many p8i India have?

How many P-8I aircraft India have?

“This is the third aircraft to be delivered under the option contract for four additional aircraft that the Indian Ministry of Defence awarded in 2016,” the statement said.

Which country will provide 6 p 81 patrol aircraft to India for the use of the Indian Navy?

Indian Navy has received its 10th anti-submarine warfare and maritime patrol aircraft P-8I Poseidon from the US-based aerospace company Boeing.

What is p81?

P-81 is a patrol aircraft and an integral part of Indian Navy’s fleet. Aircraft has surpassed 30,000 flight hours since its induction in 2013. It is a long-range, multisession maritime patrol aircraft. It was delivered by Boeing for Indian Navy to replace ageing Tupolev Tu-142 aircraft of Indian navy.

What replaced the Nimrod?

Rivet Joint will routinely be crewed by 24 people: two pilots, a navigator, four airborne systems engineers and 17 specialist operators. The aircraft will replace the Nimrod R1, which was taken out of service just weeks after flying missions over Libya. It had been operated at the airbase since 1995.

How much does a p8 cost?

In FY 2019, the estimated total acquisition cost for the Navy’s P 8A Poseidon fleet was $35 billion, and the estimated total operation and sustainment cost for the Navy’s P-8A Poseidon fleet was $55 billion. As of December 2019, the Navy planned for at least 117 P-8A Poseidon aircraft.

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Which country has proposed a sale of P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to India?

Which country has proposed a sale of P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to India? Notes: The United States of America has approved the sale of six number of additional P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to India. The estimated value of the sale is $2.42 billion.

Which country has proposed a sale of P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to India?

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a possible foreign military sales (FMS) of six P-8I Patrol aircraft to India.