U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft search for MH370

04/22/2014: PERTH Australia (April, 2014) U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 16, operate out of Perth Airport, Australia, to fly missions over the Indian Ocean in support of the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

The aircraft’s advanced radar capabilities allow the crew to recognize and investigate small contacts on the water’s surface.

The crew uses the onboard camera system, as well as a multitude of sensors, to investigate the contacts.


 Credit: Navy Media Content Services:4/13/14

 

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