Harris will supply Boeing P8-A aircraft with sonobuoy launchers

MELBOURNE, Fla. Harris Corporation has been awarded contracts to provide Boeing with sonobuoy launching technology for the U.S. Navy’s P-8A anti-submarine aircraft, built by Boeing.

The contracts call for  to provide single-shot and rotary launchers that are able to rapidly deploy up to ten .

The lightweight, pneumatic launchers will enable 49 P-8As for U.S., U.K., and Australian aircraft to safely and effectively deploy sonobuoys, which are used in conducting underwater acoustic surveillance.

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