Bell-Boeing Wins $40 Million to Deliver Four MV-22 Osprey Aircraft to Japan
06:06 AM, September 22, 2017
MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft (Image: Japan Times)
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.
Japan has ordered 17 MV-22 Ospreys and is the first export customer.
Rolls-Royce has won $115 million contract for the procurement of production and spare AE1107C engines in support of the V-22 Osprey.
This contract provides for the procurement of 56 V-22 AE1107C engines, including 36 production engines...
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...
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...
The Japanese Defense Ministry has cleared Ospreys for flights after US investigators ruled out mechanical failures as the cause of last Saturdays fatal crash off Australia.
Four Ospreys from the US military base in Japans Okinawa...
Japan has demanded that the US ground its V-22 Osprey aircraft deployed in Japan after one of the Marine Corps planes crashed off Australia.
The crashed Osprey was among the tilt-rotor aircraft deployed at U
Unable to win local support for deployment of V-22 Ospreys to Saga airport in southwestern Japan, the Japanese government is delaying delivery of the trouble-prone aircraft.
Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Friday the government is...
Bell-Boeing JPO has won $35 million for software and hardware upgrades in support of 28 flight training devices of V-22 helicopters.
This order procures software and hardware upgrades for 28 flight training devices necessary to...
Bell Helicopters Bell 505 Jet Ranger X has received a certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
“We are hosting our first Bell 505 European operators this month at our Bell Training Academy in Fort...
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