Osprey in Defensive Combat Maneuver


10/25/2016: U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys assigned to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) and F-5N Tiger II assigned to Marine Fighter Training Squadron 401 (VMFT-401) conduct a defensive combat maneuver exercise during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course (WTI) 1-17 in Yuma, Ariz., Sept. 29, 2016.

WTI is a seven-week training event hosted by MAWTS-1 cadre which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force.

MAWTS-1 provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics.

Credit:Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Combat Camera:09/29/2016