The first Boeing P-8A Poseidon for the Royal Australian Air Force arrived in Australia this week.
A47-001 was the first aircraft to be delivered to Australia and was officially unveiled at a ceremony in Canberra. The aircraft had previously been noted operated with VP-30 at NAS Jacksonville after delivery from Boeing Field.
In total the Australian Government has committed to purchasing 15 P-8As, with 12 currently under contract to be handed over before March 2020. The aircraft will be based at RAAF Edinburgh in South Australia.
— Nigel Pittaway (@NigelPittaway1) November 16, 2016