US Marines commander of Japan-based Osprey squadron has been sacked ‘due to loss of trust following a series of accidents involving the rotorcraft in the past few months. Bryan Swenson was relieved of his duties last week, “due to loss of trust and confidence in his ability to lead the command,” III Marine Expeditionary Force was quoted as saying in a statement to AFP on Friday
The US Marine Corps V-22 Osprey helicopter is undergoing modifications at Boeings Philadelphia facility that will improve readiness and reliability of the fleet of tiltrotor aircraft. Last week, the first MV-22 to be modified arrived at Boeings Philadelphia facility where majority of the work will be completed
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Accidents involving US Marines' V-22 Osprey tiltrotor in Japan has gone up by approximately 1.5 times from when the aircraft were first deployed at Marine Corps Air Station in Okinawa Prefecture five years ago, the
A US V-22 Osprey military aircraft has been destroyed after a hard landing in Syria, injuring two service members on Thursday. The aircraft that was operating in support of the on-going Operation Inherent Resolve mission against ISIS forces suffered a “hard landing,” a defense official confirmed to
Two MV-22 Osprey aircraft made emergency landings at Ishigaki airport in southern Japan today, the administrative office of Ishigaki city told Mainichi Japan. The U
Bell-Boeing is being awarded $17.5 million modification contract for non-recurring engineering associated with Phase II of the development of the V-22 cockpit engine health indicator
Bell-Boeing is being awarded $40 million modification contract for the procurement of long-lead components associated with the manufacture and delivery of four fiscal year 2018 Lot 22 MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft for the government of Japan. Work is expected to be completed in September 2018, US department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
A V-22 Osprey aircraft that crash-landed off Japan's southern island of Okinawa in December last year was caused by weather conditions and human factors, according to the US military report. The report refutes various media claims about sustainability of the Ospreys, and a Japanese government source told the Mainichi Shimbun on August 23 that the government is set to release the full report soon, once it formally receives the document from the U
Up to six MV-22 Ospreys with the US Marine Corps will join a US-Japan military exercise from Friday, Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told reporters in Tokyo Tuesday settling doubts about the fitness of the aircraft which had crashed off Australia last week. "Japan also believes there is important significance in the Osprey's participation in the exercise
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