First of RAF's New UK Submarine Hunters Due In Scotland (excerpt)
(Source: BBC News; posted February 04, 2020)
The first of nine new maritime patrol aircraft for the RAF is due to arrive at a Scottish airbase after being flown from the United States.

The £3bn fleet of P-8A Poseidon are to be stationed at RAF Lossiemouth on the Moray coast.

The first of the completed planes will operate from nearby Kinloss Barracks, a former RAF station, while new facilities are built at Lossiemouth.

It is almost 10 years since the RAF's last patrol aircraft were scrapped.







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