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Boeing awarded UK P-8A support

12th July 2019 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Boeing will support the UK Royal Air Force’s P-8A programme under a foreign military sales agreement with the US Department of Defense announced on 11 July.

The order will see Boeing provide logistics support including initial acceptance and breakdown of four aircraft and provision of training; support to establish initial operational capability and subsequent full operational capability, scheduled aircraft maintenance, support equipment maintenance, engineering reach back and technical assistance.

The work will run until December 2020. The UK government has nine aircraft on order for service with the RAF.

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