Boeing delivers second P-8I aircraft to India

American defence major Boeing has delivered the second P-8I aircraft to India that is likely to boost the Indian Navy’s long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare capabilities.

Boeing P-8I programme manager Leland Wight said, the company that is building eight P-8I aircrafts for India, delivered the first one in May. He said, acceptance trials on the first aircraft are progressing well. The aircraft delivered on Friday will begin flight trials in the coming months.