Boeing moves forward with flying torpedo high-altitude ASW attack system for P-8A aircraft

Navy moves forward on flying torpedo ASW system

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 4 Sept. 2015. Airborne weapons experts at the Boeing Co. are moving forward with a project to design a flying torpedo that enables the U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol jet to attack enemy submarines from high altitudes and long ranges.

Officials of the Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md., announced a $23.2 million contract this week to the Boeing Defense, Space & Security segment in Seattle for testing of the High Altitude Anti-Submarine Warfare Weapon Capability (HAAWC) for the P-8A.

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