Boeing Delivers 1st P-8I Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Boeing [NYSE: BA] on Dec. 19 made an on-site delivery of the first P-8I aircraft to the Indian Navy in Seattle, in accordance with the contract.

India will receive this aircraft and two more of its eight contracted P-8Is in 2013. The program is progressing on schedule as Boeing assembles the fourth and fifth P-8Is, which are designed for long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare.

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Source: The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA)
Date: Dec 20, 2012