September 29 2017
The U.S. Navy is deploying P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft to Hawaii for the first time this week, reports the Stars and Stripes.
The P-8s are part of a rotational deployment of forces. They will operate out of Marine Corps Base Hawaii and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, said the Navy on Thursday.
P-3C Orion aircraft previously conducted such security missions from those bases.
The Poseidons are assigned to the Skinny Dragons of Patrol Squadron Four (VP-4),...
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