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SGA14: Boeing eyes Asia Pacific for maritime security opportunities

10th February 2014 - 09:49 GMT | by Joyce de Thouars in Singapore


Boeing has forecast continued growth in the Asia-Pacific market, having identified areas of interest across the maritime security, cyber and C4ISR domains, company officials have revealed. 

The company expects maritime security to be of increasing importance in the region, with requirements for platforms such as the P-8 Poseidon with anti-submarine and anti-surface capabilities of interest to regional navies, Jim Armington, VP East Asia and Pacific, international business development, explained at a media briefing on 10 February prior to the Singapore Airshow. 

India is one such customer, having purchased eight P-8I MPAs in 2009, although not all countries require the full

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Joyce de Thouars


Joyce de Thouars

Joyce holds a MA degree in Middle Eastern Studies from King’s College London. Before she …

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