Osprey Lands on Japanese Ship For the First Time

06/27/2013
06/26/2013: An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (VMM-161) lands onboard the JS Hyuga (DDG-181), during Dawn Blitz 2013 for the first time in history off the coast of Naval Base Coronado, June 14. [slidepress gallery='osprey-lands-on-japanese-ship-for-the-first-time'] Credit: 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade:6/14/13 Exercise Dawn Blitz 2013 is a multinational…

3rd MAW Conducts Air Lift of Battalion

06/26/2013
06/26/2013: MV-22B Ospreys with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing wait to take off to take a battalion of Marines to 29 Palms during Dawn Blitz 2013, June 21. Exercises like Dawn Blitz 2013 provide realistic relevant training necessary for effective global crisis response expected of the Navy and Marine Corps. [slidepress…

Marines Air Assault Training Exercise for Dawn Blitz 2013

06/26/2013
06/26/2013: A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft from Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing stands by as a U.S. Marine CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter from Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing takes off from an airfield during Dawn Blitz 2013 on Camp Pendleton,…