Obsolete before deployment: Boeing to update P-8A electronic warfare components to stave-off obsolescence

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 21 Oct. 2012. The U.S. Navy is asking the Boeing Co. in Seattle to upgrade electronic warfare (EW) subsystems in the P-8A Poseidon Multi-Mission Maritime aircraft to overcome obsolescence issues -- ever before the new maritime patrol jet is deployed to active-duty Navy flight squadrons.

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