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US Navy raises the number of anti-submarine aircraft P-8A Poseidon

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The US Navy is increasing the number of P-8A Poseidon anti-submarine aircraft. As reported on the Boeing website, the US Navy has ordered a new batch of aircraft.


Boeing has been awarded a new contract to build the P-8A Poseidon anti-submarine aircraft. As part of the agreement, the company will supply nine aircraft to the American the fleettwo more will go to the Australian Air Force. The Poseidons planned for delivery to the Australians will be in the same configuration as for the US Navy. The amount of the contract was $ 1,6 billion.

It is noted that taking into account the new nine aircraft, the total number of P-8A Poseidon in the US armed forces will reach 128 units.

P-8A Poseidon - a new generation patrol anti-submarine aircraft, created on the basis of the Boeing 737-800 passenger airliner. The aircraft is equipped with an AN / APS-137D (V) 5 airborne radar station and the AN / APY-10 radio intelligence system. In the internal compartment of the armament there are sonar buoys designed to detect submarines at great depths, free-falling and depth bombs, as well as Mark 54 torpedoes. Sidewinder air-to-air missiles (designed to protect the aircraft themselves) can also be mounted on the outer pylons of the aircraft and anti-ship missiles Harpoon.

In early 2020, it was announced that the US Navy plans to rearm the P-8A Poseidon. It was planned to supply the aircraft with LRASM anti-ship missiles, JDAM smart bombs, bottom mines from the Quickstrike family, a GBU-39 guided high-precision bomb, a BRU-55 bomb rack and a MALD decoy rocket to protect the aircraft from anti-aircraft systems.
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  1. Vladimir1155
    Vladimir1155 April 2 2021 12: 28
    -7
    Americans are smart, cut aircraft carriers, but develop coastal aviation
    1. Prisoner
      Prisoner April 2 2021 12: 35
      +1
      winked What are they, decided to go over to the defensive? Will they attack from the territories of the vassals, and even cover themselves with some kind of umbrella? Really clever, which cannot be said about their lackeys.
    2. SovAr238A
      SovAr238A April 2 2021 12: 35
      +5
      Quote: vladimir1155
      Americans are smart, cut aircraft carriers, but develop coastal aviation

      I disagree with your findings.
      I have not heard that the planned reduction of aircraft carriers. On the contrary, the number of carrier-based aircraft is growing due to the UDC.
      And the American allies are riveting their small aircraft carriers with might and main.

      Accordingly, for maximum awareness in the maritime territories, for the fight not only with submarines, but also with NK, that is, just for maximum protection of the growing number of aircraft carriers, and Poseidon aircraft are stamped.
      Provide maximum coverage from all sides.
      1. Andrei from Chelyabinsk
        Andrei from Chelyabinsk April 2 2021 13: 44
        +6
        Quote: SovAr238A
        I have not heard that the planned reduction of aircraft carriers.

        This is Vladimir, everywhere he sees reductions in aircraft carriers. Never mind:)
      2. Vladimir1155
        Vladimir1155 April 2 2021 22: 06
        -1
        US may cut aircraft carrier fleet over Russian missiles
        Quote in a comment Report a typo
        The US Navy command is considering the possibility of reducing the aircraft carrier fleet and replacing the huge nuclear-powered ships of the Gerald R. Ford type with the smaller in size and capabilities amphibious helicopter carriers.
        Photo: USNavy / Wikimedia.org Photo: USNavy / Wikimedia.org Photo: USNavy / Wikimedia.org
        There are two reasons for this. The first is the enormous cost of the new aircraft carriers. Ships of the Gerald R. Ford class, with dimensions and tasks similar to those of the Nimitz-class aircraft carriers, cost almost three times more - $ 15 billion instead of $ 5,5. Electromagnetic catapults, new, more sensitive radars and other technical wonders come at a cost, Military Watch writes.

        The second reason is the vulnerability of aircraft carriers to the new weapons of Russia and China. Russian Dagger hypersonic missiles and Chinese DF-21D and DF-26 ballistic missiles can destroy ships of any size with a direct hit, and the United States has no means of defense against them - except for the destruction of guidance satellites, but even here the American generals are not sure.

        Photos: YouTube
        Are you complaining or bragging: the "military power" of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was ridiculed on the Internet
        At the same time, the arsenal of means of destroying the pride of the US Navy from their potential adversaries of the United States is only growing. Russia continues testing the Zircon, a sea-based hypersonic missile, and North Korea is developing its own aircraft carrier killer.

        https://rg.ru/2020/03/09/ssha-sokratiat-flot-avianoscev-iz-za-raket-rf.html
        1. SovAr238A
          SovAr238A April 3 2021 10: 17
          0
          Quote: vladimir1155
          US may cut aircraft carrier fleet over Russian missiles


          Never read editorials like this - they contain nothing but lies ...

          And even more so YouTube with its chants: "America shuddered ... Israel is in a panic ... Europe is in fear ...

          It's funny just to look at it ..
    3. Niko
      Niko April 2 2021 12: 49
      +1
      Quote: vladimir1155
      Americans are smart, cut aircraft carriers, but develop coastal aviation

      So far, at the level of conversations, but THEY are seriously thinking about increasing the number of aircraft carriers (if necessary) BUT WILL BE NECESSARY, and soon -Chinese comrades will try
    4. Ryusey
      Ryusey April 2 2021 13: 41
      -1
      Anti-submarine, this is to talk about the success of the submarine)
    5. Denis Rumyanny
      Denis Rumyanny April 2 2021 14: 55
      -2
      And our sect of aircraft carrier witnesses is running after the last car of the train. While the Americans are changing the locomotive. Savages, sir.
  2. Holuay T.O
    Holuay T.O April 2 2021 12: 32
    +6
    Nice plane, sensitive equipment
    1. Niko
      Niko April 2 2021 12: 47
      +4
      Quote: Holuay T.O.
      Nice plane, sensitive equipment

      Good is not the word. Excellent at the moment, but in the future?
      1. Pete mitchell
        Pete mitchell April 3 2021 01: 13
        +2
        Quote: Niko
        Quote: Holuay T.O.
        Nice plane, sensitive equipment

        Good is not the word. Excellent at the moment, but in the future?

        In the future, the further development of a successful platform ... will have to be considered and think about how to "treat"
    2. VLADIMIR VLADIVOSTOK
      VLADIMIR VLADIVOSTOK April 3 2021 05: 03
      -1
      And it's useless in the Arctic! The rest is an excuse! If our boat will stand near Cuba, then the sense from their planes!
  3. Dodikson
    Dodikson April 2 2021 12: 38
    +4
    eh, we would have such a number, otherwise only the modern Il-38 and those are not enough
    1. next322
      next322 April 2 2021 12: 46
      +4
      Quote: Dodikson
      eh, we would have so many,
      unfortunately, Serdyukov destroyed naval aviation ....... it is practically nonexistent, 2 squadrons of old Tu-142 for 2 fleets and 3 dozen helicopters for all fleets .......
      1. Dodikson
        Dodikson April 2 2021 12: 47
        -5
        not destroyed, IL-38 modernization with a new Novella
        1. next322
          next322 April 2 2021 12: 49
          +6
          have already moderated for a long time ......... 6-7 pieces and this is EVERYTHING for now !!!
          1. Dodikson
            Dodikson April 2 2021 12: 50
            0
            Aviation of the Navy - 46 Il-38 and 8 Il-38N, as of 2016 [8].
        2. SovAr238A
          SovAr238A April 2 2021 13: 20
          0
          Quote: Dodikson
          not destroyed, IL-38 modernization with a new Novella


          Just quotes:
          In the fall of 2016, ground and flight tests began at the Ilyushin flight test and development base before the delivery of the seventh improved IL-38N anti-submarine aircraft to the customer. The fleet received the first such vehicle at the end of 2014.


          26.08.2019
          Moscow. INTERFAX - The Russian Defense Ministry has approached the developers for proposals to create a new anti-submarine aircraft to replace the Tu-142 and Il-38, said the head of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov in an interview with Interfax.

          upgrade failed ...
          "I could not"...
          1. Dodikson
            Dodikson April 2 2021 16: 29
            0
            well, 8 pieces were mastered.
            the plane is not the main thing, it is just a carrier, here the problem is in the detection complex. and this is a new element base and new detection technologies.
            here we have to negotiate with the Indians, they just bought the Poseidons. can learn a lot
            1. SovAr238A
              SovAr238A April 2 2021 20: 40
              0
              Quote: Dodikson
              well, 8 pieces were mastered.
              the plane is not the main thing, it is just a carrier, here the problem is in the detection complex. and this is a new element base and new detection technologies.
              here we have to negotiate with the Indians, they just bought the Poseidons. can learn a lot


              Who will give that?

              And what will ours be able to learn if those who can produce are behind a couple of technical generations ???
              Well, you saw the block - so what next?
              Will they let you test the plane?
              Fly half a year to understand what results it gives ...
              And find out. how it works and what it consists of - no one will give.

              It is not for nothing that Americans sell their planes in their American configuration - to everyone!
              1. Dodikson
                Dodikson April 2 2021 23: 16
                -1
                Monsieur doesn't know what reverse engineering is?
                a competent specialist with equipment needs a day to draw the main conclusions to know where to dig next
                1. SovAr238A
                  SovAr238A April 3 2021 10: 24
                  +2
                  Quote: Dodikson
                  Monsieur doesn't know what reverse engineering is?
                  a competent specialist with equipment needs a day to draw the main conclusions to know where to dig next


                  Monsieur in reverse engineering knows much more than you do, because as a student he studied the real history of the creation of the KF1847VM286 microcircuit in the USSR ...

                  A competent specialist should be on the same wavelength and level of knowledge, technology, theory and practice - as an equipment developer.
                  Test equipment must be in accordance with the state of the art.
                  And in our country, due to the past 40 years, there is nothing like it.
                  All our modern military element base is either the late 70s / early 80s - or China in 2010 ...
                  This is exactly how it is in reality.
                  From your tube oscilloscope - no help here.
                  1. Dodikson
                    Dodikson April 3 2021 12: 49
                    -2
                    Monsieur doesn't know a damn thing, because the fact that he was wiping the floors in a building for absenteeism where someone once designed a whole microcircuit does not make him a specialist.
                    but for a literate person, it is enough to see what mikruhi in the device to understand what it is, a thermal imager or a radar, at what frequencies it works, etc. further, experts already inside the country think about why such frequencies and such a detection method. and already from THIS begin their development.
                    there are still a bunch of nuances (up to the capacity of the condensers, but in general I described the situevina, although it seems to me that you will understand what the hell, because there is still such a topic as pouring mikruh with resin and how to get around it, hiding mikruh in textolite, although this is also detected and so on)
                    1. SovAr238A
                      SovAr238A April 3 2021 18: 45
                      0
                      I can say about myself.
                      My diploma was the only one that had a head - the head of the department.
                      One among 300 ...

                      So tell tales to stupid people ...
                2. onstar9
                  onstar9 April 4 2021 04: 16
                  0
                  Quote: Dodikson
                  Monsieur doesn't know what reverse engineering is?
                  a competent specialist with equipment needs a day to draw the main conclusions to know where to dig next

                  That's right, you can understand .... Only you can't make chips that are in the equipment "in a day" ... Just don't say that "we'll buy everything from the Chinese" ... Then buy an airplane right away ...
        3. Andrei from Chelyabinsk
          Andrei from Chelyabinsk April 2 2021 13: 51
          +6
          Quote: Dodikson
          not destroyed, IL-38 modernization with a new Novella

          Novella is not a new product. They began to develop at the end of the 80s, then brought them to mind with Indian money in the 90s and under the 2001 contract they modernized 5 aircraft. Now we are modernizing for our fleets
          1. Dodikson
            Dodikson April 2 2021 16: 30
            +1
            they seem to be like 8, few, very few, but they exist, and the opponent did not write anything about them at all.
            but the fact that the situation is seams, I do not argue, therefore I wrote above that the Indians would agree on the examination of the Poseidons that they purchased
        4. GEOID
          GEOID April 4 2021 00: 38
          0
          There is nothing to moderate there. March 2004, Pushkin, we are going for lunch (we drove the board from Kamchatka to the ARZ). The five was delivered for revision (flew in from India). This is after a failed boat search. Didn't find anything.
          The Hindus made a claim. Even then, it was clear that this was not a very good search engine.
          There was a desire to get there and look, but they were in a hurry. The hatch is open.
          And when they did (Zolotukhin) for our 317th regiment, it turned out to be even worse than for the Indians.
          I did not find him, but according to reviews, g .... complete.
      2. Ryusey
        Ryusey April 2 2021 13: 42
        0
        Are there any facts or just gibberish (numbers of orders for write-off, disbandment)?
  4. OgnennyiKotik
    OgnennyiKotik April 2 2021 12: 43
    +5
    There are no questions at all for the P-8A Poseidon, the ideal PLO aircraft. It is very bad that they are increasing the order for their production, besides, these aircraft are well exported. The issue of arming our submarines with anti-aircraft missiles is becoming more and more urgent.

    It was planned to supply the aircraft with LRASM anti-ship missiles, JDAM smart bombs, bottom mines from the Quickstrike family, a GBU-39 guided high-precision bomb, a BRU-55 bomb rack and a MALD decoy rocket to protect the aircraft from anti-aircraft systems.

    It is slowly turning into the arsenal plane that has been talked about for so long. I would not be surprised at the appearance of a modification with a large number of weapons.
    1. Dodikson
      Dodikson April 2 2021 12: 48
      -3
      I have long wanted to install telecontrolled modules with missiles with IR seeker and a thermal imager on the submarine. at the same time, the hokai screech
  5. tralflot1832
    tralflot1832 April 2 2021 12: 44
    +4
    We envy in silence. I saw only Orions, they will always fly around a single fishing vessel, and some of the crews will wave their wings out of respect. The work of a sailor, both in the United States and in Russia, is respected.
    1. The leader of the Redskins
      The leader of the Redskins April 2 2021 13: 07
      +2
      I read an extensive article about this device. Really deserves respect and deserves to be a role model.
      1. tralflot1832
        tralflot1832 April 2 2021 13: 12
        +1
        I completely agree, without a hurray of patriotism. Serious apparatus.
  6. Niko
    Niko April 2 2021 12: 46
    +2
    This is called a "symmetric response" (or asymmetric, as you like. We are happy to launch a couple of boats (and not in vain). However, unfortunately, it is not possible to oppose the anti-submarine POWER of a potential enemy. This machine (Poseidon) is practically TsAR And GOD for the moment.
  7. aleksr2005
    aleksr2005 April 2 2021 12: 46
    0
    Russia does not have aircraft carriers, does not have a huge number of ships, but there are many submarines, and what are the Americans doing? That's right, they are increasing the number of anti-submarine aircraft.
    1. Doccor18
      Doccor18 April 2 2021 14: 09
      +1
      Quote: aleksr2005
      Russia ... has many submarines ..

      Wishful thinking ... When did there become a lot of them?
  8. rocket757
    rocket757 April 2 2021 12: 49
    0
    US Navy raises the number of anti-submarine aircraft P-8A Poseidon
    Shaw say ... "crows" will fly, a lot.
  9. Sergey985
    Sergey985 April 2 2021 12: 50
    +1
    But it looks like this is the answer to the growing Chinese submarine fleet.
  10. xorek
    xorek April 2 2021 12: 50
    -15%
    "Varshavyanka" got them by their elusiveness? Well, look and learn, otherwise you're used to it ..
    1. Ryusey
      Ryusey April 2 2021 13: 45
      -1
      What are they used to?
    2. Modun
      Modun April 2 2021 14: 26
      -2
      For a long time they see everything and hear everything. Especially in the exercises of the Russian Navy. They have great equipment.
  11. Konstantin Shevchenko
    Konstantin Shevchenko April 2 2021 13: 16
    -4
    It would be nice if the sub could launch a drone with an air-to-air missile against the P-8A.
  12. cniza
    cniza April 2 2021 13: 23
    +3
    It is noted that taking into account the new nine aircraft, the total number of P-8A Poseidon in the US armed forces will reach 128 units.


    This is a serious force ...
    1. Denis Rumyanny
      Denis Rumyanny April 2 2021 15: 04
      +1
      It seems the bees have begun to suspect something. It turns out that Burke and Ford will not run across the sea for 1,5 Gorshkov and Varshavyank women who have no analogs in the world. And methodically drown from the air hundreds of kilometers away. Well, finally it came to the armies of the couch.
  13. Alien From
    Alien From April 2 2021 13: 32
    +3
    for Poseidon envy gnaws (
  14. GEOID
    GEOID April 2 2021 13: 52
    -1
    The plane is good.
    However, without such a number of locations, its price is negligible.
    Covers the entire Atlantic and Pacific zone precisely at the expense of airfields and its own and satellites.
    Middle-earth and Indian of course.
  15. svp67
    svp67 April 2 2021 14: 26
    0
    Why doesn't our fleet order such aircraft based on Tu-214, MS-21 and Il-114?
    1. Piramidon
      Piramidon April 2 2021 16: 21
      +3
      Quote: svp67
      Why doesn't our fleet order such aircraft based on Tu-214, MS-21 and Il-114?

      It seems to be decided.
      https://iz.ru/959175/anton-lavrov/kozyrnoi-tu-protivolodochnyi-samolet-sdelaiut-na-baze-passazhirskogo
      1. Pete mitchell
        Pete mitchell April 3 2021 01: 21
        +3
        Quote: Piramidon
        It seems to be decided

        By and large, MR should be developed on the basis of MSa: economical, should be; will be built for many more years with all that it implies. The 204/214 family is undoubtedly worthy, but ...
    2. GEOID
      GEOID April 3 2021 04: 03
      +1
      And what to put there? An unfinished "Novella" that even the Indians abandoned?
  16. Sergey Kulikov_3
    Sergey Kulikov_3 April 2 2021 16: 12
    -5
    Perhaps Poseidon is a very good search engine for sunken ships with gold and other riches? Well, maybe he showed himself somewhere else in the search for submarines of a potential enemy, except for exercises? How strange everything is, there is a certain search engine, and the secrets of the deaths of the ships have not been revealed, even the Malaysian Boeing could not be found, they apparently have grenades of the wrong caliber.
    1. onstar9
      onstar9 April 4 2021 04: 39
      0
      Quote: Sergey Kulikov_3
      Perhaps Poseidon is a very good search engine for sunken ships with gold and other riches? Well, maybe he showed himself somewhere else in the search for submarines of a potential enemy, except for exercises? How strange everything is, there is a certain search engine, and the secrets of the deaths of the ships have not been revealed, even the Malaysian Boeing could not be found, they apparently have grenades of the wrong caliber.

      Tell no tales about the capabilities of American AWACS. Recently I read that AWACS planes from afar even detect the included KAZ on the tank. Therefore, the developers of the T-14 decided to switch to an optoelectronic system of active protection in order to preserve the secrecy of the tanks. So that's it ...
      1. Sergey Kulikov_3
        Sergey Kulikov_3 April 4 2021 16: 50
        0
        At what depth and at what point in the ocean was Armata when Poseidon spotted it !? So the evening of "....... s stories" began.
  17. Aleksandr97
    Aleksandr97 April 2 2021 17: 53
    +1
    What about the detection and destruction of submarines under the pack ice ????
    1. SovAr238A
      SovAr238A April 2 2021 20: 46
      0
      Quote: Aleksandr97
      What about the detection and destruction of submarines under the pack ice ????


      What about the real combat value of submarines under the pack ice?

      And that elusive Joe? Which nafig nobody needs?
    2. GEOID
      GEOID April 3 2021 04: 01
      +1
      It was and is for a long time. And we had, it was called "Echo".
      TO-433. I have over ten zadokum. cases.
      Floated out from under the ice, Orion above.
      Destroy ... yes nuclear weapons at the start of the database. Ice won't save.
      In peacetime, will bring "Los".