P8 Poseidon – Guardian of the Seas [RAeS]

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01 November 2018 19:00 - 21:00
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P8 Poseidon – Guardian of the Seas [RAeS]


Date:
1st November 2018

Time: Talk starts at 7:30pm

Venue: Lecture Room 1, Cambridge University Engineering Department

Please note the suggested donatation from non-RAeS member attending this talk is £5.

The P-8A Poseidon is a Maritime Patrol Aircraft based on the Boeing 737-800 and designed to hunt submarines and ships. It can also carry out long range rescue missions. It is fitted with the latest generation of sensors and can carry anti-submarine warfare torpedoes and anti-ship missiles. The aircraft is being introduced into the US Navy, the Royal Australian Air Force and the Royal Norwegian Air Force as well as the Royal Air Force. It has also been ordered for the Royal New Zealand Air Force. The RAF's nine MRA1 aircraft will be based at RAF Lossiemouth in Northern Scotland and operated by Nos 120 and 201 Squadrons.

Speaker(s)

This lecture will be presented by Group Captain Lyndon Jones RAF, Poseidon MRA1 Programme Director, HQ RAF Air Command,

Address

Lecture Theatre 1, Engineering Department, Cambridge University
Trumpington Street
Cambridge
CB2 1PZ
United Kingdom

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Aaron Burns

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