The P-3C provides maritime domain awareness, can also function as a maritime air
controller with long loiter times or employ its own weapons as required, Willing said.
The lack of extensive maritime air
surveillance and satellite imagery makes it almost impossible for African countries to effectively monitor their territorial waters and EEZs.
But there will be a "fundamental change" once the warm front, known as tropical maritime air
, starts to draw the warmer air across the UK, Mr Madge said.
"The end of January and start of February saw the coldest spell of the winter as a polar maritime air
mass dominated and low pressure systems moved to the south of Ireland.
"But an Arctic maritime air
mass is coming down by Friday and we will see a plunge in the temperatures bringing cold winds across the UK.
The Royal Albert Dock brings in huge crowds every year with visitors attracted to its restaurants, bars, museums - and bracing maritime air
Commodore Andreas Vettos, Head of Maritime Air
, NATO MARCOM
"As you may recall, the JMSDF provided us with five TC90 planes with some of these planes, after being refurbished, are now being used for maritime air
surveillance," Zata said.
'There will be maritime air
surveillance and maritime interdiction exercises,' he said, adding that a ship of 'notional critical contact of interest' would be tracked, identified and stopped.
Forecaster Sarah Sammy, of The Weather Channel, commented: "As low pressure moves in from the North Atlantic on Thursday, a cooler flow of maritime air
will bring temperatures down by some 6C to 10C than previous days, closer to the norm.
Esperon said the military and the department of national defence (DND) had ordered naval surface patrols within Philippine territories, covering more than 180,000 nautical miles of the country's maritime domain and more than 2,400 flying hours of maritime air
With its activation, Tahib said the plane will be used to conduct maritime air
surveillance in the area of responsibility (AOR)