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India Signs $1 Billion Deal With US for 4 P-8I Maritime Planes 

The aircraft has state-of-the-art sensors and highly potent anti-surface and anti-submarine weapons.

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  • India on Wednesday signed a deal with US defence and aerospace giant Boeing for four P-8I maritime surveillance planes, the cost of which is estimated to be around $1 billion.

  • Equipped with foreign and indigenous sensors for maritime reconnaissance, anti-submarine operations and electronic intelligence missions, the aircraft is fully integrated with state-of-the-art sensors and highly potent anti-surface and anti-submarine weapons.

  • The deal is a follow an earlier deal to buy eight P-8I aircraft, which had an option for buying four more additional aircraft later. Delivery of the aircrafts is expected over next three to four years.


(Source: Hindustan Times, IANS)

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