New Delhi, Indian Council for procurement for Defence authorized acquisition of 4 additional maritime patrol aircraft Boeing P-8I Poseidon. To date India has ordered 8 P-8I, which takes Indian fleet to 12 aircraft currently. This order must still be approved by Ministry of Finance and Committee on Safety Cabinet. The 4 aircraft deliveries will begin three years after signing the contract. Note that the eight P-8I are last of the initial order which will be delivered at end of 2015.
WW I: A soldier of Company K, 110th Regt. Infantry (formerly 3rd and 10th Inf., Pennsylvania National Guard), just wounded, receiving first-aid treatment from a comrade. Varennes-en-Argonne, France, on September 26, 1918. (U.S. Army/U.S. National Archives)