U.S. Marine Corps Osprey Flight Operations in Afghanistan

05/05/2012
U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft takes off from Lashkar Gah Training Center in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Feb. 21, 2012. For a discussion of the Osprey in Afghanistan see the interview with General Walters, https://www.sldinfo.com/2nd-maw-forward-the-role-of-airpower-in-the-afghan-operation/ U.S. Marine Corps Osprey Flight Operations in Afghanistan from SldInfo.com on Vimeo. Credit:Regional Support,…

Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research (LASR) Opens

03/21/2012
The LASR facility will integrate science and technology components into research prototype systems and will become the nerve center for basic research that supports autonomous systems research for the Navy and Marine Corps. The prototyping high bay can be used for small autonomous air and ground vehicles, and the people who work with…

MV-22s and CH-53Es in Exercise Bold Alligator

02/22/2012
02/21/2012: MV-22 Ospreys and CH-53E Super Stallions land and take off during Exercise Bold Alligator 2012, the largest amphibious exercise in the past 10 years. The exercise representing the Navy and Marine Corps' revitalization of the full range of amphibious operations while focusing on today's fight with today's forces while…

Air Assault During Bold Alligator 2012

02/16/2012
02/16/2012: MV-22 Ospreys and CH-53E Super Stallions land and take off during Exercise Bold Alligator 2012, the largest amphibious exercise in the past 10 years.The exercise representing the Navy and Marine Corps' revitalization of the full range of amphibious operations while focusing on today's fight with today's forces while showcasing…

CH-53E Super Stallions Flying in Formation

02/03/2012
02/03/2012: Three CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters fly in formation before landing at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay during a training mission in the area on Jan. 20, 2012.The helicopters are with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463. Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 is also stationed at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.…

Striking at Sunrise

10/07/2011
10/07/2011: Striking at Sunrise [slidepress gallery='striking-at-sunrise'] Credit:Marine Corps Base Hawaii – Kaneohe Bay:09/08/2011 In photo 1, a blanket of green smoke sweeps by as an instructor watches infantrymen with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, provide fire suppression during a platoon attack at Range 410A on Marine Corps Air…

Naval Aviation: The Next 100 years

10/04/2011
10/04/2011 By:Ed Timperlake (Yuma, Az) Today, October 3, 2011 was the first day of the next 100 years for the Navy Marine team in the air and on the sea. The F-35 Joint Program Office just announced the future. ABOARD USS WASP, At sea – The Navy and Marine Corps Team made…

Harrier Exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort

09/01/2011
08/30/2011: During a recent exercise of the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, the USMC honed their skills at landing Harriers on AM-2 matting, loading the aircraft with the pilot in the cockpit and ready to go after loading the aircraft with both weapons and fuel.  After getting “a bag of fuel”…