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V-22 Tilt Rotor Demonstrates Aerial refueling potential

The Bell-Boeing MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft has successfully completed an initial test performing as an aerial refueling tanker. Adding this capability to the tiltrotor...

Japan Looking At Procuring Controversial V-22 Osprey

Japanese Ministry of Defense (MoD) Fiscal Year 2013 budget submission will include a request for funding to pay for a study to determine if the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft can be successfully incorporated into future Japanese Self-Defense Force (JSDF) operations. This option was first proposed in October 2012 by former Minister of Defense Satoshi Morimoto.

Osprey Emergency Landing Reignites Japanese Safety Concerns

A Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey forced to make an emergency landing on 9 July is fueling a resurgence of Japanese concern regarding the safety...

MV-22 Ospreys Approved for Deployment to Japan While Okinawa Governor Still...

The Marine Corps plans to deploy the V22 to Japan in August 2012[/caption]On 29 June, the US Department of Defense (DoD) announced that a squadron of Marine Corps MV-22 Ospreys will be deployed to Okinawa as planned, but will not engage in flight operations until investigations into two recent crashes are completed.

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