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Russian jet put US airmen at risk with an ‘irresponsible’ intercept over the Mediterranean Sea, US Navy says

A Russian Su-35 ripped past a US Navy surveillance plane, putting the pilots and crew on board in danger, the US Navy said Wednesday.
A P-8A Poseidon aircraft in Keflavik, Iceland, for anti-submarine warfare training, April 28, 2017.

The US Navy’s best sub-hunting aircraft is facing some nagging problems

The P-8A Poseidon's capabilities continue to advance, but some lingering problems may affect the health of the Navy's fleet.

Russia says it intercepted a US Navy patrol plane over the Baltic Sea — an increasingly common occurrence around Europe

A Russian Su-27 fighter jet recently intercepted a US Navy P-8A Poseidon over the Baltic Sea, Russian state media outlet Interfax said Monday.
A P-8A Poseidon aircraft in Keflavik, Iceland, for anti-submarine warfare training, April 28, 2017.

The US Navy is thinking about sending advanced sub-hunting planes to Alaska to keep a closer eye on Russia and China

The US military's renewed focus on great-power competition has shifted attention back to the Arctic, and the Navy is making moves up there.
A Boeing P-8 Poseidon.

Russia says a US Navy spy plane led a drone swarm to attack its base in Syria

The US's P-8 can communicate with drones, but Russia provided no evidence that the US Navy tried to attack and kill its troops in a thwarted strike.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi with New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters in Beijing, May 25, 2018.

New Zealand and China are butting heads over Beijing’s growing influence

Past New Zealand governments have courted China, but the current leadership in Wellington is echoing its Western partners and calling Beijing out for throwing its weight around in the Asia-Pacific region.
A US Navy P-8 Poseidon aircraft flies out to assist with the international search effort for missing Malaysia Airways Flight MH370, in Perth, Australia, April 16, 2014.

2 more US allies are buying the world’s most advanced sub-hunting airplane, and that should concern China

Two more US allies are poised to buy the P-8A Poseidon, confirming it's one of the world's best sub-hunting aircraft and a counter to China's growing naval might and expansive claims that are unsettling the region.
A Royal Australian Air Force No 11 Squadron P-8A Poseidon conducts a training sortie over the Southern Ocean.

Australia has sent aircraft to monitor North Korean sanction breaches in the open seas

North Korea undertakes ship-to-ship transfers in the high seas to avoid sanction breaches being spotted.
A Boeing P-8 Poseidon.

With an eye on China, India is looking to buy more US-made advanced sub-hunting planes

India is beefing up its military amid increasing Chinese naval activity in the Indian Ocean.

Russia claims a US aircraft was flying toward Russian airspace before its fighter jet turned on afterburners

A US Navy P-8A Poseidon anti-submarine warfare aircraft was intercepted by a Russian Air Force Su-30 Flanker fighter jet on November 25.