June 23, 2021
Berlin (Reuters) -Wednesday’s Bundestag budget committee approved the purchase of five Boeing P-8A maritime patrol aircraft for € 1.4 billion, parliamentary sources said.
The plane is designed for submarine hunting and long-range maritime reconnaissance. These will replace the aging German Lockheed P-3C Orion aircraft.
(Report by Sabine Siebold, edited by Hans Seidenstuecker and Madeline Chambers)
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