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Boeing delivers Navy's 10th P-8I surveillance aircraft

Jul 13, 2021, 1:29 PM IST

Boeing has delivered the tenth P-8I maritime surveillance aircraft to the Indian Navy. 

The long-range maritime reconnaissance anti-submarine warfare aircraft, first inducted into the Indian Navy in 2013, provides India's maritime warriors with a significant edge in the strategically important Indian Ocean region. 

Indian Navy's fleet of P-8I has surpassed 25,000 flight-hours since their induction in 2013. 

The Indian Navy has received delivery of 10 P-8I aircraft, and two more are scheduled for delivery.

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