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Navy reviews plan to base 18 Poseidon jets on Oahu

By William Cole

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 15, 2012

~~<p>The Navy said Wednesday it is considering not basing 18 P-8A Poseidon jets at Kaneohe Bay to save $300 million by consolidating the aircraft in Washington state and Florida instead.</p>
<p>The aircraft were expected to bring more jet traffic and noise to Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, as well as 904 personnel and about $150 million in base upgrades.</p>
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The Navy said Wednesday it is considering not basing 18 P-8A Poseidon jets at Kaneohe Bay to save $300 million by consolidating the aircraft in Washington state and Florida instead.

The aircraft were expected to bring more jet traffic and noise to Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, as well as 904 personnel and about $150 million in base upgrades. Login for more...



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