Navy eyeing discounted Boeing 737s

RENTON, Wash. — The Navy is investigating a potential "sweet deal" to increase its fleet of P-8 aircraft, sources confirmed today. The Navy's P-8 Poseidon, an invaluable asset in submarine detection, is a modified Boeing 737 aircraft. The Boeing 737 Max has recently come under intense scrutiny and grounded for equipment failure following a string of crashes. Navy leadership paid an emergency visit to the Boeing plant in Renton, Washington, shortly after the news broke.

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