My first time being up close and personal with a Poseidon. This example is up from NAS Jacksonville, but P-8's will soon begin replacing the P-3 Orion's on base, with a total of 42 airframes eventually stationed at Whidbey.
VP-30 "Pro's Nest" - NAS Jacksonville, Florida. NAVY LIMA LIMA 822 seen holding on RWY 29's underun ready for departure after an overseas training flight to the UK. This is the first P-8A to visit RAF Mildenhall.