The ROK navy decides to purchase the P-8
- June 26, 2018
South Korea decided to purchase Boeing’s P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft in a US$1.7 billion project.
The P-8 is an aircraft designed for long-range anti-submarine warfare; anti-surface warfare; and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. It is capable of broad-area maritime and littoral operations. It is also effective at humanitarian and search and rescue missions. A derivative of the Next-Generation 737-800, the P-8 combines superior performance and reliability with an advanced mission system that ensures maximum interoperability in the future battle space.