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
Length: 129.49ft (39.47m)
Width: 123.49ft (37.64m)
Height: 42.09ft (12.83m)
Weight (Empty): 138,296lbs (62,730kg)
Weight (MTOW): 189,201lbs (85,820kg)
Powerplant: 2 x CFM International CFM56-7B engines developing 27,000lbs of thrust each.
Maximum Speed: 490mph (789kmh; 426kts)
Maximum Range: 1,381miles (2,222km)
Service Ceiling: 41,010ft (12,500m; 7.8miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet per minute (0m/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 States