Boeing delivers the first production P-8A Poseidon to the U.S. Navy
Boeing on March 4 officially delivered the first production P-8A Poseidon aircraft to the U.S. Navy in Seattle. The P-8A is the first of 13 anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft Boeing will deliver as part of a low-rate initial production (LRIP) contract awarded in 2011.
Swiss plan to replace F-5 Tigers with Gripens
The Swiss Defence Minister, Ueli Maurer, announced at a press conference on November 30 that the Saab JAS39 Gripen has been selected to replace the Swiss Air Force's F-5E/F Tiger IIs.
Chile takes delivery of first anti-submarine warfare C295
April 1 - The Chilean Navy has taken delivery of the first Airbus Military C295 in its anti-submarine warfare (ASW) configuration. The handover took place after the aircraft was certified by INTA, the Spanish authority responsible for certification and military airworthiness.