Specifications for the
Boeing P-8 Poseidon
Multi-mission Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance and Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft
Focus Model: Boeing P-8A Poseidon
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Boeing Integrated Defense Systems - USA
Initial Year of Service: 2013
Production Total: 13
Length: 129.49 ft (39.47 m)
Width: 123.49 ft (37.64 m)
Height: 42.09ft (12.83 m)
Weight (Empty): 138,296 lb (62,730 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 189,201 lb (85,820 kg)
Powerplant: 2 x CFM International CFM56-7B engines developing 27,000lbs of thrust each.
Maximum Speed: 490 mph (789 kmh; 426 kts)
Maximum Range: 1,381 miles (2,222 km)
Service Ceiling: 41,010 ft (12,500 m; 7.8 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet-per-minute (0 m/min)
Mission-specific, largely for the anti-ship, anti-submarine maritime patrol role. Will include torpedoes, naval mines, depth charges and air-to-surface/anti-ship missiles. SLAM-ER stand-off cruise missile support also noted.
Boeing 737-800 - Civilian Airframe on which the P-8 is being developed from.
India; United Kingdom; United States