The “Red Lancers” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 10 detached to Amari Air Base, Estonia, to promote maritime security while developing a relationship with the Estonian Defence Forces. This Det. marks the first time a P-8A Poseidon has operated out of Estonia.
A P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP) 10 began participation in exercise Sea Shield 2018, May 9, 2018, in the Black Sea. Sea Shield is an annual Romania-led multinational exercise in the Black Sea designed to improve interoperability and combat proficiency of participating units.
Patrol Squadron (VP) 10 arrived in Lajes, a Portuguese island in the Azores, April 14, 2018, to participate in exercises demonstrating the P-8A Poseidon’s expeditionary capability to operate from remote locations.