RAF selects No. 120 and 201 Squadrons to operate P-8A

The Royal Air Force will stand up No. 120 and 201 Squadrons to operate the Boeing P-8A maritime patrol aircraft by the time the jets arrived home in 2020.

P-8A of VP-5 over the Philippine Sea in September 2014
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua Hammond [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The new aircraft will operate out of RAF Lossiemouth to protect Britain’s new aircraft carriers and nuclear submarines.

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